ABOUT
Performer
  • Drums and Percussion    [World, Folk, Roots, Jazz)]

  • Contemporary Tambourine      [Brazilian pandeiro, Italian tamburello, Swedish mounted, South Indian]

  • Frame drums [lap style]

  • Brazilian samba squad

Educator
  • MacEwan University [Director, World Percussion Ensemble + Private Drum Kit, 2021-current]

  • Sarah McLachlan School of Music                                  [Drum Instructor + Youth Mentor 2019-2020]

  • University of Alberta   [World and Popular Music Seminars, 2014-2017] 

Research Keywords:

Drum Kit Studies, Anti-Racist Pedagogies, Facilitation, World Popular Musics, Sound Studies, Iranian Baha'i Musicianship, Music+Religion+Politics, Popular Music Education. 

  • McGill University, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-2022)

  • University of Alberta, PhD (Ethnomusicology 2019)

  • Carleton University, MA          (Music and Culture, 2012)

  • York University, BFA Hon.  (Music, 2008)

Recent Publications

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Photo credit: Nisa Lambrecht

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