Our People

Our instructors are performers, composers, conductors, producers, recording engineers and academics. They are leaders in the music industry, working in jazz clubs and theatre pits, at festivals and private parties, on local, national and international stages. As a MacEwan music student, you learn from professionals whose passion for music will shape your classroom experience.

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Rhythmic blend

"With jazz, the art is the moment," says Rubim de Toledo, section head of the bass department. Rubim's latest album, The Gap, released in October 2017, is influenced by the Latin music tradition and inspired by Rubim's master's thesis research on African rhythms in popular music.