- Upcoming Online Six-Mallet Marimba Workshop on November 14, 2020, featuring Kai Stensgaard and Joe Porter. More information can be found here: https://joeporteronline.com/sixmalletworkshop/
Honoured and humbled to be nominated for the Western Canadian Instrumental Artist of the Year. You can cast a vote for the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards if you’re a member of one of the six western Canadian music industry associations. For example: https://www.albertamusic.org/membership
- New Book, “The Art of Marimba with Six Mallets” is finished! The book contains eleven solos (arrangements and original compositions) for solo marimba! Check out the book here
- Pleased to announce my new album, “Pieces of My Imagination” won The Akademia Music Awards Best Instrumental Album, 2020. Check out the album here!
- Online Lessons: I’ve been fortunate to continue teaching throughout COVID19. Online lessons have been working wonderfully and I’ve been able to teach over 30 students every week. Reach out if you are interested in taking online lessons (Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, or FaceBook Messenger Video)
- COVID19 Stay At Home Video Collaborations: I’ve been collaborating with some wonderful musicians: Jignesh Seth on tabla (from India) and Chee Meng Low on saxophone. Check out the videos here
- Special thanks to Ludwig-Musser for adding a feature in the Canadian MusicFest Magazine!:
- Special thanks to Grover Pro Percussion for adding some very nice words in their monthly newsletter about my Six-Mallet Technique! See the newsletter here.