Red Deer Polytechnic | Millennium Center | 503, 4909 49 St
Box 5005 | Red Deer | AB | T4N 5H5
New to the position of camp director, Joel has been a faculty member of MusiCamp since 2001.
Joel attended the music programs of Grant MacEwan College and the University of Alberta, studying trumpet with William Dimmer of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Dr. Fordyce Pier. He started playing professionally at the age of 17, and is known for his versatility, being as comfortable playing lead trumpet with the pops orchestra as he is playing traditional New Orleans music or baroque piccolo trumpet. He is a regular performer with many local artists and diverse musical ensembles, including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, The Edmonton Jazz Orchestra, the Singing Christmas Tree Orchestra, and Bok Brass.
In addition to his busy performing schedule, Joel directs the Littlebirds Jazz Bands, is the president of the Trad Jazz Society of Alberta, and is a busy private teacher, adjudicator and clinician.
Lindsay is a bassist/vocalist from Edmonton, Alberta, currently living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With over a decade of gigging experience and a Bachelor of Jazz Studies degree from University of Manitoba, her extensive musical training allows her to play both double bass and electric bass in a variety of genres – although jazz remains her first love and main musical influence in all of its many forms. She has played many festivals and toured with artists such as Ben Sures, Billie Zizi, Scott Cook, Carrie Day, Matt Foster, and Juvel, her main current project in Winnipeg.
During the school year, Lindsay teaches violin at Sistema Winnipeg, an intensive daily after-school music program that focuses on children with the fewest resources and greatest need. In the summer, she serves at MusiCamp Alberta as the Assistant Camp Director / Bass Faculty.
Kelsey is a freelance trombonist and graphic designer in Edmonton, Alberta.
As a young student, she occupied her summers with various summer programs and grew to love the culture and community that summer camps create. In 2010 she began volunteering as a server and dishwasher at Camp Nakamun, and her love for summer camp grew over the following seven years as she went on to become a Cabin Leader, Year-Round Activity Staff, and Program Coordinator. Upon graduating from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Music in 2018, Kelsey started a new chapter in her summer camp career with MusiCamp Alberta, where she served as a Supervisor for two summers before becoming Assistant Head Supervisor in 2022.
New to the position of Head Supervisor, Kelsey is excited to combine her love for music with her passion for summer programs, and to continue creating a fun and safe space for students to grow as musicians and individuals.
If you’re interested in applying to work at MusiCamp as a supervisor you can e-mail a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must be at least 19 years old and have been away from the program for at least one year.