Kevin holds a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Toronto where he studied with drum teachers Barry Elms and Bob McClaren and with composition and theory teachers Phil Nimmons and Paul Reed. He received the Avedis Zildjian Percussion Scholarship in 2002 and has twice received a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to complete a self-directed study residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts (March 2005) and to further his professional studies in drumming and composition in New York City with Dan Weiss and John Hollenbeck (May 2006). He was also awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Banff International Jazz Workshop headed by Kenny Werner in 2002.
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