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Dave Lisik

Canadian composer and trumpeter, Dr. David Lisik teaches jazz composition, arranging and theory at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington.

Dave’s diverse portfolio of compositions and arrangements includes 250+ works for jazz orchestra, small jazz groups, wind ensemble, orchestra, electro-acoustic combinations, chamber groups, and instrumental and vocal soloists. His Dave Lisik Orchestra featuring Tim Hagans released a debut CD in early 2010 entitled Coming Through Slaughter inspired by the novel of the same name by Canadian author Michael Ondaatje, based on the legend of early jazz cornet player, Buddy Bolden.

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Wellington

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

EDUCATION: Doctor of Musical Arts, Compostiion (Jazz Emphasis), University of Memphis (2006); Master of Music, Jazz Pedagogy, University of Northern Iowa (1998); Bachelor of Science, Instrumental Music Education, University of Mary (1996) TEACHING HISTORY: Faculty: Jazz Composition, New Zealand School of Music (2010-present); Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Jazz Studies, LeMoyne-Owen College (2006-2010); Assistant of Jazz Studies, University of Memphis (2003-2006); Director of Bands, Murdoch MacKay Collegiate, (1998-2003); Assistant of Jazz Studies, University of Northern Iowa (1996- 1998); Private Studio: Jazz Studies, Trumpet, Composition (1990-Present)

Albums

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Rob Reddy Rob Reddy
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Thomas Steffen Thomas Steffen
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