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Music Director and Conductor
Brantford Symphony Orchestra (2008 – present)

Music Director
McMaster University Choir, Hamilton, Ontario (1989-2005)
Artistic Direction and Conducting of 90 – 100 voice university choir

Artistic Director
Bach Elgar Choir, Hamilton, Ontario. (1998-2000)
Artistic Direction and Conducting of large community symphonic chorus

Orchestras Conducted
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra,
Orchestra London, National Academy Orchestra, Symphony Hamilton

Orchestral Conducting Coaches
Paul Vermel, Peter Jaffe, Victoria Bond, Donald Portnoy, Samuel Jones, Kate Tamarkin, Gustav Meier, Victor Feldbrill, Manuel Alvarez

Major Works Conducted in Performance (selected list):

Chorus and/or Soloists and Orchestra/Ensemble
J.S. Bach: Cantata #140 (Wachet auf)
J.S. Bach: Cantata #82 (Ich habe genug)
Charpentier: Messe de Minuit
Handel: Messiah
Handel: The Coronation Anthems
Mozart: Requiem
Mozart: Vesperae de Dominica K.321
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Salieri: Coronation Te Deum
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
Schubert: Mass #6 in E flat
Dvorak: Cello Concerto
Adam / arr. Sarabura: Cantique de Noel
Vaughan Williams: 5 Mystical Songs
Vaughan Williams / arr. Sarabura: Lord, thou hast been our refuge
Rutter: Requiem (reduced orchestra version)
Rutter / arr. Sarabura: What Sweeter Music
Howard Cable: Carols of the Americas
Pinkham: Christmas Cantata
Lambert: The Rio Grande
Imant Raminsh: Magnificat
Royer: “Echoes” A Concerto for Clarinet & Orchestra (World Premier)

Orchestra
Mozart: Symphony #15, K.124
Rossini: Overture “La Scala di Seta”
Rossini: Overture “William Tell”
Schubert: Overture in B flat, D.470
Beethoven: Symphony #5
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Dvorak: New World Symphony
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Ridout: Fall Fair
Barber: Adagio for Strings
J. Strauss: Kaiser Waltz
J. Strauss: Blue Danube Waltz
Offenbach: Intermezzo and Barcarole
Offenbach: Overture – Orpheus in the Underworld
Lehar: Eva Waltz
Kulesha: Celebration Overture

Chorus and Organ/Piano
Multi-movement works
Durufle: Requiem
Mendelssohn: Aus tiefer not schrei’ ich
Mathias: Shakespeare Songs
R. Thompson: Frostiana
Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands
Kenins: Cantata of Chorales
Britten: Ceremony of Carols

“A Capella” Choir
Multi-movement works
Palestrina: Hodie Christus – motet and mass
Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
Mendelssohn: Sechs Spruche op. 79
Rheinberger: Cantus Missae op. 109
Rheinberger: Waldblumen op.124
Howells: Requiem
Rachmaninoff: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

Single-movement choral works, accompanied and “a capella”:
Over 100 titles. Motets, Anthems, character pieces, etc., from chant to newly composed.
(All choral works in original languages)