Curriculum Vitae - Alan Matheson

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Alan Matheson Date of Birth: Mar 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
Dec 7, 2015 Vancouver Community College Jazz Orchestra, Vancouver Public Library-Central Library (350 West Georgia St.)
Nov 30, 2015 Guest soloist with the UBC Jazz Ensemble 1, UBC School of Music-Barnett Hall
Nov 27, 2015 Vancouver Community College Jazz Orchestra, West Vancouver Memorial Library (1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver)
Nov 26, 2015 Guest soloist with the UBC Jazz Ensemble 1, UBC School of Music-Barnett Hall (6361 Memorial Road)
Aug 7, 2015 Performance by West Coast Estonian Days Mass Choir of "Vara Hommik Hiiumaal" (Alan Matheson-composer, Riina Tamm-lyricist), West Coast Estonian Days, Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler, B.C.
July 27-31, 2015 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
June 28, 2015 Performance with vocalist Susanna Mesia and guitarist Jon Roper, CALM Arts Society, Vancouver
June 8-12, 2015 Lecturer/performer, "Echoes of Harlem, 1922-1957" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series, UBC School of Music
June 6, 2015 "A Tribute To Clark Terry" with Sharon Minemoto (piano), Russ Botten (bass), Craig Scott (drums) and Alan Matheson (cornet, flugelhorn). Pat's Pub, 403 East Hastings St., Vancouver
June 4, 2015 Performer with Lloyd Arntzen's "Blackstick", Silk Purse Gallery, 1570 Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver, 7:30 pm
May 23, 2015 Clinician with the North Vancouver Concert Band (St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School-Victor Guy, director)
May-June, 2015 Performer, "Jazz in June" series, Healtharts Society "Concerts In Care" (27 performances in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area)
Apr 28, 2015 Guest soloist/conductor with the Victoria Jazz Orchestra "The Music of Benny Carter and Clark Terry", Hermann's Jazz Club, Victoria, B.C.
Apr 25, 2015 Performer with Laurence Mollerup (bass), Art Night, Finlandia Club, Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby, B.C.
Apr 23, 2015 Guest host with Margaret Gallagher, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", "A Tribute To Clark Terry", CBC Vancouver
Apr 17, 2015 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Apr 2, 2015 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series: "Modal Jazz, Free Jazz and Beyond,1959-"
Apr 2, 2015 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"The Voices of Jazz-Great Jazz Vocalists"
Mar-Apr, 2015 Lecturer/performer, UBC Continuing Studies-Tapestry Lecture series, "The Music of New Orleans" (6 two-hour lectures)
Feb 19, 2015 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series, "Be-Bop, West Coast and East Coast Sounds"
Feb 17, 2015 Presenter (introductory comments), "Keep On Keepin' On" (documentary film on Clark Terry and Justin Kauflin), Vancity Theatre, Vancouver
Feb 17, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), Capilano University, North Vancouver, B.C.
Feb 13, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass) and Craig Scott (drums), Finlandia Club, Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby, B.C.
Feb 12, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), house concert, Talvila Residence, West Vancouver
Feb 8, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), "Jazz Vespers", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Feb 7, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), CALM Arts Society, Vancouver
Feb 6, 2015 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), UBC School of Music, Barnett Hall "Concerts On The Point" series
Jan 22, 2015 Guest host with Margaret Gallagher, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", debut of Matheson/Mikkola CD "Summer Evening", CBC Vancouver
Dec 6, 2014 Performer, Finnish Independence Day Dinner, Finlandia Club, Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby, B.C.
Nov 13, 2014 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series, "Sounds Of The Swing Era, 1932-1957"
Nov 8, 2014 Guest host with Margaret Gallagher, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", "Sounds Of The Swing Era", CBC Vancouver
Oct 24, 2014 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Oct 9, 2014 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series,"Ragtime To Swing: 1890-1933"
Aug 7 and 8, 2014 Performer with the Juli Wood/Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 6, 2015 Recorded "Summer Evening-Jazz Interpretations of Oskar Merikanto" with bassist Wade Mikkola, Godzinsky Soundteam Studios, Kirkkonummi, Finland
July 28-Aug 1, 2014 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 19, 2014 Performer with the Aldo Meristo Quintet, "Philly Joe's" Jazz Club, Tallinn, Estonia
July 18, 2014 Performer with the Aldo Meristo Quintet, Endla Jazz Klubi-Endla Theatre, Parnu, Estonia
June 20, 2104 Performance with the Michael Coury trio, "Ouisi Bistro", Vancouver Jazz Festival
June 23-27, 2014 Lecturer/performer,"Hotter Than That-The History of the Jazz Trumpet" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
May-June, 2014 Performer, "Jazz in June" series, Healtharts Society "Concerts In Care" (20 performances in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area)
May 19, 2014 Guest soloist and conductor, the Victoria Jazz Orchestra, Hermann's Jazz Club, Victoria, B.C.
May 12-16, 2014 Adjudicator, Music Fest Canada national competition, Richmond, B.C.
Apr 12, 2014 Clinician with the North Vancouver Concert Band (St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School-Victor Guy, director)
Apr 11, 2014 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Apr 3, 2014 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series: "Modal Jazz, Free Jazz and Beyond,1959-"
Mar 8, 2014 Premiere performance, "Three Estonian Songs" (Alan Matheson-composer, Riina Tamm-lyricist), Vancouver Cantata Singers (Paula Kremer-director), Pyatt Hall, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music
Feb 20, 2014 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series, "Be-Bop, West Coast and East Coast Sounds"
Feb 14, 2014 Clinician with the Gleneagle Secondary School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir, Coquitlam, B.C.
Feb 18-19, 2014 Clinician/performer, "Brass Fest", UBC School of Music
Dec 15, 2013 Performance with Alan Matheson Septet, "Jazz Vespers", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Dec 7, 2013 Performance with Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", Silk Purse Gallery,West Vancouver, B.C.
Nov 14, 2013 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series, "Sounds Of The Swing Era, 1932-1957"
Nov 9,2013 Clinician with the Cariboo Gold Big Band, Williams Lake, B.C.
Nov 1-2, 2013 Guest soloist with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, "Music Of The Night" (Matt Catingub-conductor), Royal Theatre, Victoria, B.C.
Oct 27, 2013 Performer with the Daniel Hersog Big Band, "Jazz Vespers", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Oct 27, 2013 Performer with the Daniel Hersog Big Band, "Jazz Vespers", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Oct 25, 2013 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Oct 17, 2013 Lecturer/performer, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School of Music-"What Makes It Jazz" series, "Ragtime To Swing: 1890-1933"
Oct 11-13, 2013 Interview and trumpet lessons with Clark Terry, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Sept 4, 2013 Alan Matheson Septet-40th Anniversary concert, The Jazz Cellar, Vancouver
Aug 25, 2013 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), Malmitalo Concert Hall, Malmi, Finland
Aug 22-23, 2013 Performances with the Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 10, 2013 Performance with Wade Mikkola (bass), Vilpulankoski Jazz Festival, Mäntää, Finland
Aug 7, 2013 Performance with the Wade Mikkola Quintet, Juttatuba Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 29-Aug 2, 2013 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 12, 2013 Performance with the Alan Matheson Septet, Vancouver Pro Musica event, the Jazz Cellar, Vancouver
July 4, 2013 Guest host with Margaret Gallagher, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", debut of Matheson/Mikkola CD "Duetti", CBC Vancouver
June 29, 2013 Guest soloist and conductor with the Hard Rubber Orchestra, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 24-28, 2013 Lecturer/performer,"Handful Of Keys-A Short History of Jazz Piano" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
June 24-28, 2013 Lecturer/performer,"Handful Of Keys-A Short History of Jazz Piano" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
Apr 19, 2013 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Apr 12-15, 2013 Adjudicator, the Rotary Club Music Festival, Whitehorse, Yukon
Mar 1, 2013 Clinician/guest soloist, with the Gleneagle Secondary School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Choir, Coquitlam, B.C.
Feb 2-3, 2013 Clinician/performer, "Brass Fest", UBC School of Music
Dec 14, 2012 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, "A Traditional Christmas", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Dec 9, 2012 Performance with Saxophila (saxophone quartet), "Jazz Vespers", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Nov 9-11, 2012 Interview and trumpet lessons with Clark Terry, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Sept-Oct, 2012 Lecturer/performer, UBC Continuing Studies-Tapestry Lecture series, "Big Bands and Jazz Orchestras" (6 two-hour lectures)
Aug 3-4, 2012 Performer with the Juli Wood Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 20-Aug 3, 2012 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 19, 2012 Performer with Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
June 27, 2012 Performance with Jon Roper (guitar), Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 23, 2012 Performance with the Dal Richards orchestra, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 9, 2012 Performer with Walter Martella Quartet, Gibson's Landing Jazz Festival, Gibson's Landing, B.C.
June 4-8, 2012 Lecturer/performer, "The Voices of Jazz" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
May 11, 2012 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony, Allen Vizzutti-guest soloist, Orpheum Theatre
May 7-9, 2012 Adjudicator, Kiwanis Music Festival, Kwantlin College, Langley, B.C.
May 4, 2012 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Mar 21, 2012 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Renée Fleming-soloist, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Mar 12-14, 2012 Adjudicator, Alberta Band Festival, Edmonton, Alberta
Feb 23, 2102 Performance with Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", Silk Purse Gallery,West Vancouver, B.C.
Feb 5, 2012 Clinician/performer, "Brass Fest", UBC School of Music
Jan 27, 2012 Guest host with Margaret Gallagher, CBC Radio's "Hot Air", CBC Vancouver
Jan 23, 2102 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Mahler-Second Symphony, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Dec 10, 2011 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, "A Traditional Christmas", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver
Nov 5-6, 2011 Adjudicator, Victor Lewis Band Festival, Canmore, Alberta
Oct 21, 2011 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Sept 18, 2011 Concert with the Alan Matheson Nonet, Vancouver Community College, "Birth of the Cool and Beyond"
Sept 10, 2011 Concert/CD release with "The Hot Mammas", Tom Lee Concert Hall, Vancouver
Aug 22-27, 2011 Instructor, Douglas College Jazz Intensive, New Westminster, B.C.
Aug 10-11, 2011 Performance with bassist Wade Mikkola, Storyville Piano Terrace, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 1-6, 2011 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 20, 2011 Performance with Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
June 26, 2011 Performance with Alan Matheson Trio, Canada Place-Vancouver, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 20-24, 2011 Lecturer/performer,"Chicago Jazz' Golden Age" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
June 18, 2011 Performer with vocalist Marisa Gaetanne, Vancouver International Song Institute, Chan Centre-UBC (premiere of "Four Rossetti Songs", Alan Matheson-composer)
May 16-19, 2011 Adjudicator, Music Fest Canada national competition, Richmond, B.C.
May 14, 2011 Guest soloist/conductor with the Hard Rubber Orchestra, Fei And Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Vancouver
Apr 15, 2011 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Apr 10, 2011 Premiere, "Two Songs For Solo Trumpet" (Alan Matheson-composer), Brennan Westerman-master's recital, Dunbar Heights United Church, Vancouver
Feb 26, 2011 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, John Adams' "Doctor Atomic Symphony", Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Feb 20, 2011 Performer with organist David Palmer, "Confluence" (Alan Matheson-composer), All Saint's Anglican Church, Windsor, Ontario
Feb 12, 2011 Clinician, Envision Jazz Festival, Surrey, B.C.
Jan 23, 2011c Clinician/performer, "Brass Fest", UBC School of Musi
Dec 19, 2010 Performer with the Vancouver Brass Project, Oakridge Adventist Church, Vancouver
Dec 9-12 Performer with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, "A Traditional Christmas", St. Andrew's Wesley Church, Vancouver and the Bell Centre, Surrey, B.C.
Nov 19, 2010 Performer with the Jared Burrows Quintet, Capilano University, North Vancouver
Oct 24, 2010 Clinician, North Vancouver Community Band
Oct 22, 2010 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Sept 18, 2010 Solo piano recital, CALM Arts Society, Vancouver
Aug 16-21, 2010 Instructor, Douglas College Jazz Intensive, New Westminster, B.C.
Aug 10, 2010 Performance with bassist Wade Mikkola, Storyville Piano Terrace, Helsinki, Finland
Aug 9, 2010 Recording session for Matheson/Mikkola CD "Duetti", with bassist Wade Mikkola, Godzinsky Soundteam Studios, Kirkkonummi, Finland
Aug 7, 2010 Performance with Wade Mikkola Quintet, Mikkeli, Finland
Aug 2-6, 2010 Guest instructor, Otava Jazz Camp, Otava, Finland
July 30, 2010 Performance with bassist Wade Mikkola, Storyville Piano Terrace, Helsinki, Finland
July 23-24, 2010 Performance with Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 18, 2010 Performance with organist David Palmer, Royal Canadian College of Organists (premiere of "Confluence", Alan Matheson-composer), Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, B.C.
July 1, 2010 Performance with the Alan Matheson Septet, Performance Works-Granville Island, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 21-25, 2010 Lecturer/performer,"Blue Rhapsodies and Hot Sonatas-The Influence of Jazz on 20th Classical Music...and vice versa" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
Apr 16, 2010 Guest soloist with the Lord Byng Secondary School Jazz Ensembles, St. James Community Centre, Vancouver
Mar 14, 2010 Performance with the Ian McDougall Big Band, University of Victoria
Feb 18, 2010 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Nov 13, 2009 Alan Matheson Trio, Pro Musica-composers concert, Vancouver Community College auditorium
Nov 11, 2009 Performance with "Fifth Avenue", the Jazz Cellar, Vancouver
Oct 23, 2009 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Sept 5, 2009 Performance with Alan Matheson's "Jambalaya", The Jazz Ball, Saturna Hall, Saturna Island, B.C.
July 22, 2009 Performance with Wade Mikkola Quintet, Storyville Jazz Club, Helsinki, Finland
July 21 and 23, 2009 Performance with bassist Wade Mikkola, Storyville Piano Terrace, Helsinki, Finland
June 5, 2009 Performance with "Fifth Avenue", Ironworks Gallery, Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 28, 2009 Performance with Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 28, 2009 Performance with Lloyd Arntzen's "Red Onion Rhythm Kings", Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 8-12, 2009 Lecturer/performer,"Beyond Catagory-The Music of Duke Ellington" UBC "Ageless Pursuits" lecture series
Apr 24, 2009 Performance with "Poetic License", BC Scene (pre-Olympics presentation), National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
Apr 15-21, 2009 Adjudicator, the Rotary Club Music Festival, Whitehorse, Yukon
Feb 18, 2009 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
Jan 16-17, 2009 Performer with the Walter Martella Quintet, Jazz Dinner, Powell River, B.C.
Nov 21, 2008 Premiere, "Light From The South" (Alan Matheson-composer, cornet soloist), UBC Chamber Strings, Chan Centre, UBC
Oct 24, 2008 Performer with "Poetic License", Vancouver Writer's And Readers Festival, Literary Cabaret, Performance Works (Granville Island, Vancouver)
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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