Humber College Music School Grads Grads Liam Mitro / Thomas UpJohn

Humber College Music School Grads Grads Liam Mitro / Thomas UpJohn

 Noon: Liam Mitro Quartet

Liam Mitro – Alto Sax

Andrew Marzotto – Guitar

Jon Champman – Bass

Norbert Botos – Drums

1:30pm: Thomas UpJohn Quintet

Thomas UpJohn – Trumpet

Josh Stuckey – Trumpet

Sando Schwisberg – Piano

Auqie Rik – Bass

Alesio Barbera – Drums

Cathy Mitro is currently a full-time faculty member at HumberCollege’s School of Creative and Performing Arts in Toronto, On. She isDirector of both the Community Music School and the Jazz PerformanceCertificate Program at Humber College. A graduate of Humber’s Music Department,Catherine has been active in education for over thirty years. She has presentedworkshops for the Ontario Music Educator’s Association, the Toronto Board ofEducation, the Ontario Chapter of Orff Schulwerk, and the InternationalAssociation for Jazz Education where she co-presented a research paper on youthjazz education. Thirty years ago Catherine founded Humber’s Community MusicSchool and has worked closely with leading musicians and educators to build theschool’s current national and international reputation for innovative jazzeducation. She has been awarded Humber’s Innovator of the Year Award and theprestigious Robert A. Gordon Leadership Award. Catherine has also receivedseveral national and international Educator Awards including the 2006 MovadoAward for Outstanding Contribution to Jazz in Toronto from the TD Toronto JazzFestival.