Courtney enjoys an active career in the Stadacona Band - Royal Canadian Navy. She has performed all over Canada for VIPs like the Prime Minister and Prince Charles.
Courtney first fell in love with the majestic sound of the tuba when she started playing in her high school band program.
After graduating with her Masters in Music Performance from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois, studying under the world renowned professor, Rex Martin, she moved back to her home studio in Queensville, Ontario and enjoyed a busy and creative career as an orchestral musician, small ensemble musician, soloist, clinician and teacher.
She was principal tuba player for the Trillium Brass Quintet. She can also be seen playing with other organizations like Hannadford Street Silver Band (brass Band), Toronto Wind Orchestra, (wind ensemble) GTA Swing Band (Stage Band), the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra and the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra (orchestra).
She is an advocate in promoting artists and new music. She has premièred pieces written for her and recorded new pieces from Canadian composers. She hopes to continue exploring new and varied music.
Christmas With The Trillium Brass Quintet features the best of our incredible library of seasonal music: Joy to the World, Jingle Bells, music of Tchaikovsky, Peter Warlock and Arcangelo Corelli in thrilling and colourful new transcriptions, and finally, our collection of Regifted Fruitcakes - a Christmas jazz suite showcasing a solo from each quintet member over five of our favourite holiday tunes!
Enjoy your Christmas with the Trillium Brass Quintet!