Music Teacher: Piano teacher (beginner to advanced); Music theory specialist (rudiments, harmony, history, counterpoint, analysis); Specialized theory: keyboard harmony, ear training/sight singing, musicianship/improvisation; Composition; University preparation (with a program designed uniquely to fit students who need to meet piano proficiency requirements and entrance exams, or who need to hone composer’s skills through keyboard harmony, dictation, sight singing, analytical skills, and chord theory)
Freelance Pianist: Collaborative pianist/harpsichordist in chamber music ensembles, e.g., duos, trios, baroque trio sonatas, etc.; Accompanist for concerts, examinations, festivals, community/church choirs; Solo pianist/digital keyboardist for special functions (weddings, art galleries, fine restaurants, etc.)
Composer: Has written some 100 works in multiple genres – orchestral, chamber music, choral, solo voice/instrument, arrangements, and children’s music
Church Musician: 25 years experience as Music/Choir Director in a Christian context (Anglican) playing in a wide range of music and styles (preludes/postludes, service music, anthems, chant, psalmody, praise/gospel music, scriptural paraphrase), and composing many works for solo voice and keyboard, mixed choir with accompaniment and a cappella (anthems, scriptural paraphrases, prayers, complete psalm cycle). Currently Director of Music at Riverside United Church, Ottawa.
Wayne is currently collaborative pianist with violinist Anna Baksheeva. We perform in a wide variety of styles: classical, tango, popular, religious, oldies, and more. We are available for weddings, civic functions, parties, corporate events, house concerts