Saskatoon, SK, S7V 0E4
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Gerard Weber is a freelance musician and music teacher based in Saskatoon, specializing in saxophone, music history, and music theory. Gerard has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Canada, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. A few highlights of Gerard’s musical achievements include the first place winner of the woodwind category at the 2012 National Music Festival Competition of Canada, winner of the 2013 Shurniak Concerto Competition, and winner of the 47th Annual University of Florida Concerto Competition. Gerard has been featured as a soloist with the Regina Symphony Orchestra, the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, the University of Saskatchewan Wind Orchestra, and the University of Florida Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and University Chorus.
Gerard received his Bachelor of Music Honours degree from the University of Saskatchewan and earned the Master of Music degree from the University of Florida. Gerard is currently a PhD candidate in Musicology at the University of Western Ontario, specializing in music of the Middle Ages.
In Saskatoon, Gerard has been involved with a number of musical organizations and events, including the Fireside Singers’ productions of Les Misérables, The Wizard of Oz and Evita, The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra, the North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony, the Strata New Music Festival, and the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival. Gerard’s current project, the Gerard Weber Group, focuses on the music of jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and original works inspired by electronic manipulation of acoustic instruments.Back