Alan Matheson

Sessional Lecturer, Jazz Trumpet and Jazz Piano

B.Mus. (Northwestern)

Music Building 325
Tel. 604-822-3113
admatheson@shaw.ca


Biography

Sessional Lecturer Alan Matheson has worked with a variety of local groups including the Vancouver Symphony, Vancouver Opera orchestra and Fred Stride’s Big Band, and is the leader of his own big band, nonet and septet.

Mr. Matheson studied with Vincent Cichowicz and has performed with such renowned artists as Clark Terry, Phil Woods and Louis Bellson. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by Martin Hackleman, Julia Nolan and Clark Terry. He has also been featured on C.B.C. Radio, and at the Montréal, Paris and Tartu (Estonia) Jazz Festivals. Mr. Matheson has also recorded a CD titled Intrada. Matheson has taught at the Otava, Finland Jazz Camp (2008).

Alan Matheson is currently Artist in Residence for the Vancouver School Board.