Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor, family-friendly concert at the downtown plaza throughout the summer months. In the event of poor weather, the event will move to RPAC, 3 Elma Street E.
Derek Stoll obtained a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition from the University of Calgary. He has composed works for concert band, jazz band, small ensembles and solo instruments. He studied jazz and brass performance at the Banff Centre. He was commissioned to compose and arrange for the Canadian Brass, trumpet virtuoso Jens Lindemann, and the Calgary Stampede Grandstand show.
He has lectured at Boston University, presenting a workshop to the Jazz History course, and a masterclass for piano majors on improvisation.
He has been teaching jazz piano at Mount Royal University in Calgary since 2001, and has taught jazz theory at the University of Calgary. He has performed with numerous world-class musicians and active in Alberta's music scene as a performer, teacher and adjudicator.
August 28 - Kate Melvina
Brought to you by the Town of Okotoks Culture & Heritage with sponsorship from the Okotoks Arts Council.