Canadian saxophonist Mike Tremblay has more than 30 years in the music industry as a woodwind specialist, and educator.
He is an associate performance faculty member at Carleton University where he teaches saxophone, ensembles, jazz improvising, and is the co-founder and director of the annual Carleton University Jazz Camp. He adjudicates for Musicfest Canada and the Kiwanis music Festival. Mike also founded and directs the annual Ottawa Saxophone Camp. Mike frequently performs with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and many other ensembles around the Ottawa Area, including the Cosmos Saxophone Quartet.
Some of his performance credits include Natalie Cole, Alanis Morissette, Lou Rawls, Bernadette Peters, John Pizzarelli, Diana Ross and Aretha Franklin. Some of his theatre credits include The Book of Mormon (International tour), Billy Elliott (International tour), Hairspray (Charlottetown Festival, PEI ), Oliver (NAC English Theatre),The Producers, The Drowsey Chaperone (NAC English Theatre), Les Miserables (Orpheus Theatre), Motown (International tour), Newsies (International tour), Jersey Boys (International tour), Phantom of the Opera (International tour), Beauty and the Beast (ASNY Productions).
We are encouraging musicians 12 years of age and older to come and hone their skills with some of the finest jazz educators in the country.
Jazz enthusiasts from beginner to advanced are welcome. We have special programs designed for those who are just getting started, and for those who are more advanced.
All ages from 12 and up are welcome. Each year we welcome a blend of students from grades 7 and 8 through to university level, and adults through to seniors. Everyone is welcome!