MARK MICKLETHWAITE

Mark Micklethwaite is an accomplished musician, educator, historian, and administrator. His work experience in the music field includes positions at the Banff Centre, Greenleaf Music, JAZZ.FM91, and Manhattan School of Music. He has facilitated events at various venues including Glenn Gould Studio, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Blue Note Tokyo, working with such artists as Dave Douglas, Vijay Iyer, Sheila Jordan, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, and Oscar Peterson.

As an educator, Mark has developed innovative community and educational programming for students of all ages and facilitated relationships with schools and community groups to present many engaging programs. He has taught classes, workshops, and ensembles in various settings including the Halton, Peel, Durham, and Toronto school boards, Queens College, University of Toronto, York University, and University of Waterloo. Mark helped develop the jazz appreciation curriculum at JAZZ.FM91 and taught 6-week interactive courses to over 300 students.

A successful freelance drummer for over twenty years, Mark has performed at clubs, concert halls, and festivals throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has performed with musicians such as Guido Basso, Phil Dwyer, Joel Frahm, Dave Frishberg, Molly Johnson, Christian McBride, Donny McCaslin, Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan, Kevin Turcotte, the Turtle Island String Quartet, and Kenny Wheeler. He completed his Bachelor Mike Murley, Ted Quinlan, Kevin Turcotte, the Turtle Island String Quartet, and Kenny Wheeler. He completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music at York University and his Masters of Music at Manhattan School of Music in New York City.


Past Seasons

DATE: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
TIME: 7:30PM – 9:30PM
EVENT: DISCOVER JAZZ with Mark Micklethwaite
VENUE: Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
ADDRESS: 10 Anderson Lane, Niagara-on-the-Lake , ON
TICKET PRICE: FREE
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DATE: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
TIME: 7:00PM -9:30PM
BAND:  The Stu Mac quartet (Mark Micklethwaite on drums)
EVENT: LIVE LEARN JAZZ – Part TWO:  Porter and Porter (Cole Porter Tribute)
VENUE: The Exchange Brewery
ADDRESS: 7 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake , ON
TICKET PRICE: $39 + HST
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