MacGillivray, Rod 2017-10-07T11:05:53+00:00

Rod MacGillivray, Head of Brass and Percussion

Trombone
Rod MacGillivray
grew up in Bridgewater NS and is a conductor and low brass performer and teacher of trombone, euphonium and tuba. He is the head teacher of the Brass & Percussion Department at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, director of the Mersey Band in Liverpool, NS, and is co-conductor of Scotia Brass. He was assistant director with the Greater Columbus Concert Band in Columbus, Ohio and was a military musician in the Band of the Ceremonial Guard in Ottawa from 1990-1995. Rod’s musical activities include performances with the Alabama Opera Orchestra, Ohio Light Opera, Northern Kentucky Symphony, P.E.I Symphony, and the Edmonton Symphony and a one-year appointment as professor of conducting and music director of the Acadia University Wind Ensemble and Brass Ensemble from 2011–2012. Locally he has performed with Nova Sinfonia, the Chebucto Orchestra, Scotia Brass, Bridgewater Fire Department Band, and the Chester Brass Band. He has also taught on the faculties of Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio and was the Director of Bands at Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado from 2005–2007.

Upcoming events:

  • Mon
    19
    Feb
    2018

    Heritage Day: Campus Open 12-9pm School of Dance classes running from 12 onward

  • Fri
    23
    Feb
    2018

    MUN Music Auditions and Workshops

  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2018

    Brass & Woodwind Divisions Chamber Music Day