Faculty Biographies



Joanne Allers, Trumpet

Joanne Allers, B.Ed, M.Mus. has been an advocate of music performance and education for trumpet students since learning to play trumpet in Grade 7 Band, in Alberta. A graduate of the U of A with a B.Ed., she also attended classes at Northwestern University and completed  a Master of Music degree at Northern Illinois University. While […]

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Marsha Elliott, Flute

      Canadian flutist Marsha Elliott is an acclaimed soloist, chamber musician and educator. As a performer Marsha has toured throughout Canada and the US and has been seen and heard on national television and radio. Marsha holds a B.Mus. in Performance from the University of Toronto and a M.Mus. in Performance from the […]

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Doug Hensley, Guitar/Ukulele/Lute….

Douglas Hensley received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in guitar performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Mr. Hensley has significantly enriched the guitar’s repertoire by commissioning and premiering over 60 works by composers from many different countries, and he has recorded a wide variety of pieces on various instruments. Mr. Hensley is on the […]

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