Curriculum Vitae - Alan Matheson

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Alan Matheson Date of Birth: March 29, 1959 (Calgary, Alberta)

 

Professional Highlights:
1994-present: Instructor, Jazz Studies Program, Capilano College
1994-present: Instructor, Music Department, University of British Columbia
1985-present: Instructor, Vancouver Community College School of Music
Oct 4, 2008 Guest-host, "Hot Air"- Gods and Goddesses feature, CBC Radio Vancouver
Aug 18-23, 2008 Instructor/ensemble coach - Douglas College Jazz Intensive, New Westminster, BC
Aug 5-6, 2008 Trumpeter, pianist, "Classic Jazz Society", Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 4, 2008 Pianist with Wade Mikkola (bass), Storyville Piano Bar, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 3, 2008 Trumpeter, "Classic Jazz Society", Otavan Vanha Puukirkko, Otava, Finland
Aug 2, 2008 Trumpeter, "Classic Jazz Society", Otava Happy-Jazz Festival, Otava, Finland
July 28 -
Aug 1, 2008
Instructor/ensemble coach, Otava Happy-Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 26, 2008 Guest artist, Jukka Järvelä Band, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 25, 2008 Guest artist, "Sunshine" Jazz Band, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 25, 2008 Pianist, Storyville Piano Terrace, Helsinki, Finland
July 22, 2008 Trumpeter,"Classic Jazz Society",Helsinki, Finland
July 1, 2008 Trumpeter, pianist, Jon Roper Trio, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 28, 2008 Trumpeter, pianist, Alan Matheson Septet, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 3, 2008 Lecturer, "Legends Of Vancouver Jazz" (Dave Robbins, Doug Parker, Lance Harrison), Vancouver Public Library
June 2-6, 2008 Lecturer,"The Music Of New Orleans", University of British Columbia (Ageless Pursuits Series)
May 21, 2008 Jazz Ensemble Clinician, Carson Graham Secondary School, North Vancouver, BC
Apr 29,
May 2, 2008
Guest artist and clinician, Tulane University Jazz Ensemble, New Orleans, Louisiana
Spring 2008 Artist In Residence (jazz ensemble), Eric Hamber, Killarney and Lord Byng Secondary Schools
Mar 28, 2008 Trumpeter, "Touch Of Brass" Tentet, Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
Jan 16, 2008 Clinician (jazz ensembles), Wellington Secondary School, Nanaimo, BC
Oct 19, 2007 Trumpeter, "Literary Cabaret", Vancouver Writer's and Reader's Festival
Aug 8, 2007 Conductor, "Festival Vancouver Jazz Orchestra", Vancouver Art Gallery Stage (Festival Vancouver)
July 26, 2007 Trumpeter, pianist, "The Music of Jelly Roll Morton and Bix Beiderbecke", The Silk Purse Gallery, West Vancouver, BC
July 5, 2007 Clinician/performer, South Delta Jazz Workshop, Tsawassen, BC
June 30, 2007 Trumpeter, pianist, Jon Roper Trio, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 23, 2007 Trumpeter, pianist, Alan Matheson Septet, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 11-15, 2007 Lecturer, “The Big Bands-The Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra”, University of British Columbia (Ageless Pursuits Series)
June 1-3, 2007 Cornetist, New Orleans North, North Island Jazz Festival, Courtenay, BC
Spring 2007 Lecturer, performer, "The History of Jazz" lecture series, the Creative Arts, Musical and Literature Society
Spring 2007 Artist in Residence - Churchill, Kitsilano and Lord Byng Secondary Schools
May 9, 2007 Trumpeter, Artsway Benefit concert, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC
Apr 27-28, 2007 Clinician, Whistler Music Festival, Whistler, BC
Apr 12-17, 2007 Clinician, performer, Tulane University jazz ensembles, New Orleans, Louisiana
Nov 22, 2006 Lecturer, “The Big Bands”, Capilano College (Eldercollege series), North Vancouver, BC
Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov 1, 2006
Lecturer, “Jazz Vocalists”, University of British Columbia (Ageless Pursuits Series)
Oct 20, 2006 Trumpeter, Vancouver Writer's Festival "Literary Cabaret" with Sal Ferreras and Poetic Licence, Performance Works, Granville Island
Sept 24, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon
Sept 3, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Hermann's Jazz Club, Victoria, BC
Sept 2, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Saturna Island Community Hall, Saturna Island
Sept 1, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Saltspring Island
Aug 31, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", The Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver
Aug 18, 2006, Trumpeter, Festival Vancouver Big Band: A Tribute to Dave Robbins, Vancouver East Cultural Centre
Aug 14, 2006 Trumpeter, The Composers Jazz Orchestra: The Music of Paul Ruhland, Vancouver East Cultural Centre
Aug 10, 2006 Trumpeter, Festival Vancouver Big Band, Vancouver Art Gallery Stage
July 29, 2006 Trumpeter, Alan Matheson/Walter Martella Quartet, "Jazz On The Rock" Festival, Texada Island
July 1, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", North Shore Jazz/Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Waterfront Park, North Vancouver
June 30, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The Centre for the Performing Arts
June 23, 2006 Trumpeter, Shane Koyczan and Sal Ferreras' Poetic Licence, Earth Village, World Urban Forum, Vancouver
June 22, 2006 Trumpeter, Lloyd Arntzen's" Red Onion Rhythm Kings", The Silk Purse, West Vancouver
June 2-4, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Six performances at the North Island Jazz Festival, Courtenay, B.C.
May 21, 2006 Trumpeter, "Three Generations of Arntzens", White Rock Traditional Jazz Society, Crescent Beach Legion
May 14, 2006 Trumpeter, Jazz service with Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", St. Stephan's United Anglican Church, West Vancouver
Apr 22-26, 2006 Adjudicator/Clinician, Rotary Club Music Festival, Whitehorse, Yukon
Apr 6-8, 2006 Trumpeter, "A Streetcar Named Desire", Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
Mar 21, 2006 Trumpeter, "Three Trumpets in Concert", Ryerson United Church, Vancouver
Jan 22, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Whitehorse, Yukon
Jan 19, 2006 Trumpeter, "New Orleans North", Jazz Cellar, Vancouver
Jan 15, 2006 Cornetist, Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", Royal Canadian Legion, Surrey
Nov 27, 2005 Guest soloist, "Three Generations of Arntzens", Crescent Beach Legion, White Rock
Sept 30, 2005 Pianist, Jon Roper Trio, Bogart's Chophouse and Bar
Sept 2-3, 2005 Alan Matheson Dixieland All-Stars, Pender Island, Saturna Island
Aug 28, 2005 Trumpeter, Lloyd Arntzen's Red Onion Rhythm Kings, White Rock Traditional Jazz Society, White Rock
Aug 3, 2005: Director, pianist, trumpeter, Festival Vancouver Jazz Orchestra
July 2, 2005: Trumpeter, Jon Roper Trio, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 29, 2005: Alan Matheson Nonet, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 24-25, 2005: Trumpeter, Atro Mikkola Quintet (Finland), Vancouver International Jazz Festival

June 11, 2005:

Trumpeter, the Dorothy Dittrich Trio, "Outrageous Woman's Music Festival", Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby
May 16, 2005: Guest soloist (piano, trumpet) and arranger, Houston Symphony Trumpet Ensemble, Shade Restaurant, Houston, Texas
May 1, 2005: Cornetist, Lloyd Arntzen's Rhythm Kings, White Rock Traditional Jazz Society, White Rock
Apr 28, 2005: Alan Matheson Nonet (concert), the Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver
Apr 9, 2005: Director, pianist, trumpeter, Vancouver Community College "Early Jazz" Ensemble (final concert), Cafe Deux Soleils, Vancouver
Mar 23, 2005: Guest soloist (trumpeter), Mary Kastle piano recital, Birch Theatre, Capilano College, North Vancouver
Mar 19, 2005: Trumpeter, Sinfonia of the North Shore, North Vancouver Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver
Mar 23, 2005: Cornetist, Lloyd Arntzen's Rhythm Kings, the Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver
Feb 12, 2005: Pianist, Alex Browne's Swing Band, White Rock
Jan 23, 2005 Cornetist, Lloyd Arntzen's Rhythm Kings, White Rock Traditional Jazz Society, White Rock
Jan 14, 2005: Trumpeter, piano soloist, recital (with James Ross of the Metropolitan Orchestra and Chris Robertson), St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Jan 11-Apr 14, 2005: Participating student, Film Scoring 417, University of British Columbia, Tom Keenlyside, instructor
Dec 10, 2004: Trumpeter (with "Touch of Brass"), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Dec 3-4, 2004: Trumpeter, Berlioz' "Requiem", the Chan Centre, Vancouver
Nov 17, 2004: Guest lecturer, (A Short History of Jazz), University of British Columbia Emeritus Professor's Society, Cecil Green Mansion
Oct 22, 2004: Performer (with Sal Ferreras), Vancouver Writer's Festival
Oct 2, 2004: Jazz band clinician, Tom Lee Music ("reading" clinic), Vancouver
Sept 16, 19, 2004: Performer, Kickstarts Arts Festival
June 29, 2004: CD Release, Alan Matheson Nonet, Intrada
June 29, 2004: Alan Matheson Septet, CBC Jazz Cafe, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 26, 2004: Performance, Jon Roper Trio, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 5, 2004: Trumpeter, the Dorothy Dittrich Trio, "Outrageous Woman's Music Festival", Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby
June 2, 2004: Premiere of original composition, 'Riina's Ring', Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Band
May 6, 13, 27, 2004: Lecturer, performer, "Jazz 101" series, Vancouver Public Library
Apr 20, 2004: Trumpeter, Cosmos Brass Quartet, SFU Convocation Ceremony, (Christ Church Cathedral), with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Professor Shirin Ebadi
Mar 30, 2004: Adjudicator, Island Jazz Combo Festival, Qualicum, BC
Feb 24, 2004: Alan Matheson Nonet, Wednesday "Noon Hour" Concert, University of British Columbia School of Music, Vancouver
Feb 7, 2004: Alan Matheson Big Band with guest artist, Phil Nimmons, Vancouver Community College Auditorium
Jan/Feb 2004: Clinician, Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Band, Vancouver
Nov 2003-
Jan 2004:
Principal trumpet, Arts Club Revue Theatre, "Singing In The Rain"
Nov 2003: Soloist, "Three Trumpets/Three Pianos" (with Brad Turner), Powell River, BC
Oct 2003: Cornetist, Lloyd Arntzen's Jazz Band, Vancouver Dixieland Festival
Aug 2003: Guest soloist, Wade Mikkola Quartet, Matti Kontinen Quintet, Lasse Hirvi Quartet, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 16, 2003: Conductor, arranger, soloist, Festival Vancouver Jazz Orchestra, "A Tribute to Duke Ellington", with Guest artist Clark Terry
June 24, 2003: Alan Matheson Septet, (opening act for the "Preservation Hall Jazz Band"), Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 21, 2003: Trumpeter soloist, Wesley United Church, (closing ceremony), Calgary, AB
May 27, 2003: Guest lecturer, "Swing and Swing Dance", (audio/visual presentation), Point Grey Secondary School, Vancouver
May 25, 2003: Conductor, Vancouver Community College "Early Jazz" Ensemble, Association of Canadian Community Colleges Conference, Vancouver
Mar 2003: Trumpeter, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, Vancouver Playhouse Theatre
Mar 2003: Performer, CBC North, "Jazz on the Wing", Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YK
Feb 2003: Clinician, BC Music Educator's Convention, Vancouver
Feb 2003: Adjudicator, guest performer, Harbour City Jazz Festival, Nanaimo, BC
Jan 2003: Adjudicator, Vancouver Academy of Music, Senior Secondary Wind and Brass Instrumentalist Competition
Jan 2003: Guest host, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke and Bing Crosby, Neil Ritchie, producer
Nov 2002: Trumpeter, contractor, The Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Al Pierson, director, The Chan Centre, Vancouver
Oct 2002: on-stage trumpeter, Vancouver production of "Aida"
Oct 2002: Vancouver Writer's Festival "Literary Cabaret", with Sal Ferreras
Sept 2002: Vancouver Dixieland Jazz Festival
Sept 2002: Trumpeter, Arts Club Theatre, "My Fair Lady"
Sept 2002: Clinician, Ward Music Band Clinic, Victoria, BC
Aug 2002: Conductor, arranger, Festival Vancouver Jazz Orchestra, "The Joy of Sax", with Bud Shank and Phil Woods
July 2002: Clinician, University of British Columbia Summer Music Institute
July 2002: Conductor, soundtrack for "Monsters Inc." (video game)
June, July 2002: Alan Matheson Septet, Bernie Arai Sextet, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 2002: Nordic Festival with Goran Larsen, Victoria, BC
June 2002: Vancouver Midsummer Festival with Goran Larsen
June 2002: University of British Columbia Third Age Lecture Series, Jazz Vocalists
May 2002: Guest soloist, piano, trumpet, North Shore Chorus, North Vancouver
May 2002: Artist-in-Residence, Lord Byng Secondary School
Apr 2002: Clinician, Rotary Music Festival, Whitehorse, YK
Apr 2002: Yukon tour with Grant Simpson, Whitehorse, Dawson City, Haines Junction, YK
Apr 2002: Recording, CBC "Hot Air" with Grant Simpson
Mar 2002: "New Orleans North" with Lloyd Arntzen and Grant Simpson, Whitehorse, YK
Feb 2002: Trumpeter, soundtrack recording, "Deconstructing Dinner", Vision TV
Jan 2002: Pender Harbour Jazz Society with Lloyd Arntzen Quartet
Dec 20-23, 2001: Trumpeter, Arts Club Theatre, "My Fair Lady", Vancouver
Nov 30, 2001: Lecturer, "Big Bands - The Development of the Jazz Orchestra, 1922-1946", University of British Columbia Continuing Studies
Nov 15, 2001: Adjudicator, guest conductor, Vancouver School District Jazz Festival
Nov 1, 2001: Premiere of original composition, "Portraits in Time", Sal Ferreras, percussionist, University of British Columbia Music Department
Oct 26, 2001: Trumpeter, North Shore Sinfonia, "A Tribute to Vienna"
Oct 19, 2001: Trumpeter, Vancouver Writer's Festival "Literary Cabaret"
Oct 13, 2001: Trumpeter, Dave Robbins Jazz Orchestra, CBC broadcast
Oct 2001: Lecturer, "Be-Bop and Beyond, Jazz Since 1945", University of British Columbia Continuing Education
July 18, 2001: Trumpeter, Cosmos Brass Quintet, "Mozart Festival", Kelowna, BC
June 2001: Alan Matheson Nonet, Du Maurier International Jazz Festival, Vancouver
May 2001: Trumpeter, North Shore Sinfonia, "The Music of Beethoven"
Apr 2001: Adjudicator, Rotary Club Music Festival, Whitehorse, YK
Feb 9, 2001: Adjudicator, performer, Surrey Jazz Festival
Jan 25, 2001: Guest artist, pianist, trumpeter, The Walter Martella Quintet and Peter Taylor's Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Powell River, BC
Jan-May 2001: Vancouver School Board Artist-in-Residence, (Improvisation, Jazz History, Rhythm Section), David Thompson Secondary, Windermere Secondary, Lord Byng Secondary
Dec 28, 2000: Arrangement of original composition, "Pathway", for Bob Rebagliaiti and the Handsworth Secondary School Jazz Band
Dec 8, 2000: Member of the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, in performance with the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Bach's "Magnificat"
Nov 2000: Adjudicator, The Canada Council for the Arts, Jazz and Musique Actuelle Recording Program, Ottawa, ON
Nov 25, 2000: Alan Matheson Nonet featured on CBC Radio's "Jazz Beat"
Oct 18, 2000: Alan Matheson Nonet records for CBC Radio's "West Coast Performance", University of British Columbia School of Music Recital Hall
Sept 29-Oct 10,
2000:
Guest artist, pianist, trumpeter, Helsinki City Jazz Orchestra, Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland
Aug 23, 2000: Clinician, pianist, (with Shelly Berg) "Tom Lee Music Stage Band Reading Clinic"
Aug 12, 2000: Conductor, arranger, Festival Vancouver Jazz Orchestra, "A Tribute to Louis Armstrong", Clark Terry, featured soloist, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Aug 1-3, 2000: Lecturer, "Jazz! A Survey: 1899 - Now", University of British Columbia Continuing Studies
June 25, 2000: Alan Matheson Nonet, Du Maurier International Jazz Festival, Vancouver
June 18, 2000: Adjudicator, Technics Canada Keyboard Festival, Richmond , BC
June 8-9, 2000: Adjudicator, British Columbia Arts Council
Feb-June 2000: Vancouver School Board Artist-in-Residence, Magee, Kitsilano and Lord Byng Secondary Schools
Feb 25-26, 2000: Adjudicator, Kiwanis Jazz Festival with Dr. Willie Hill, Brad Turner, Capilano College, North Vancouver
Feb 10, 2000: Conductor, Vancouver Symphony Big Band, "VSO's Lovers' Ball"
Jan 14, 2000: Alan Matheson Nonet concert performance, Capilano College Theatre, North Vancouver
Oct 1-30, 1999: Trumpeter, Arts Club Theatre production, "Sweeny Todd"
Sept 17-18, 1999: Alan Matheson Quintet/Nonet, Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
Sept 12, 1999: Conductor, pianist, trumpeter, CBC Vancouver Jazz Orchestra, "A Salute to Duke Ellington", for CBC Radio's "West Coast Performance"
Aug 17-29, 1999: Trumpeter, Arts Club Theatre production, "Swing"
Aug 1, 1999: Pianist, "Vancouver Hot Five", Maple Ridge Jazz Festival
July 2, 1999: Alan Matheson Septet, CBC's Jazz Cafe, Du Maurier International Jazz Festival, Vancouver
Apr 16-23, 1999: Guest soloist, Aldo Meristo Quartet, performances in Helsinki, Finland and the Tallinn, Estonia Jazz Festival
Apr 20, 1999: Clinician, (jazz history, improvisation, piano), Georg Ots Conservatory of Music, Tallinn, Estonia
Feb 4, 1999: Director, Vancouver International Jazz Orchestra, "A Tribute to Duke Ellington"
Feb 1999: Trumpeter, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, "The Odd Decades"
Jan 1999: Vancouver School Board Artist-in-Residence, Lord Byng Secondary School
Dec 13, 1998: Member, Vancouver Symphony Brass Quintet, "Christmas with the Bach Choir", Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Dec 4, 1998 Trumpeter, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Bach's "Christmas Oratorio"
Nov 20-21, 1998: Trumpeter, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, "Tango Meets the Symphony", Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Sept 19, 1998: Trumpeter, Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra, Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
July 1998: Guest soloist, Aldo Meristo Quintet and "Estonian Big Band", Vosu and Tartu Music Festivals, Estonia
July 1998: Pianist, Canada Day celebrations, Ambassador's Residence, Helsinki, Finland
June 1998: Performer, Du Maurier International Jazz Festival, Vancouver
Sept 1997: Alan Matheson Trio broadcast for CBC's "Jazz Beat" radio program
Mar 1997: Alan Matheson Nonet broadcast for CBC's "Hot Air" and "Evening Encores" radio programs
Feb 1997: Performance with trumpeter "Doc" Cheatham, Sweet Basil's, New York, NY
Mar 1996: Conductor, soloist, CBC Radio's "Paul Whiteman and Friends" broadcast
Feb 1996: Alan Matheson Big Band presents guest soloist Phil Nimmons "The Glass Slipper", Vancouver
Oct 1995: Guest soloist with Phil Woods (alto saxophonist) and the University of British Columbia Jazz Ensemble
Mar 1995: Conductor, soloist on CBC Radio's "Paul Whiteman - The King of Symphonic Jazz"
Jan 1994: Alan Matheson Septet, CBC Radio broadcast
Jan 1994: Performance with "Soundwave" Vocal Jazz Ensemble, International Association of Jazz Educators Conference, Boston, MA
Apr 1993: Trumpeter, Vancouver Opera production of "La Boheme"
Feb 1993: Trumpeter, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, Barry Truax, director
Jan 1993: Trumpeter, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with Mel Torme
Oct 1992: Trumpeter, Vancouver Opera production of "Rigoletto"
Oct 1992: Trumpeter, Les Grandes Ballet Canadiennes, Stravinsky's "Agon"
Sept 1992: Performances with jazz quintet "Fifth Avenue", "Bumbershoot" Festival, Seattle, WA
June 21, 1991: Alan Matheson arrangement, "Intimacy of the Blues", performed by the Clark Terry Big Band, JVC Jazz Festival, New York, NY
Apr 1991: Performance with Clark Terry at the Music Educators National Convention, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 1989: Performance with "Fifth Avenue" at Paris Jazz Festival
July 1989: Winner (with jazz quintet "Fifth Avenue"), Alcan Jazz Competition, Montreal, QC
  Education:
  Bachelor of Music Degree in trumpet performance from Northwestern University, Chicago, IL - 1981
Student of Vincent Cichowicz

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