Profile

Dale Sorensen
Name:
Dale Sorensen
Email:
dsorensen@upei.ca
Position:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Music
Phone:
902-566-0571
Building:
Steel Building 217
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Assistant Professor

BMus (UPEI); MMus (Northwestern); DMA (Toronto)

PEI trombonist Dale Sorensen is a versatile musician with extensive experience in classical, popular, and musical theatre genres. A frequent soloist, Dale is passionate about commissioning new music, and has recorded an all-Canadian CD of music for trombone. He is also the founder and artistic director of PEI’s contemporary music ensemble eklektikos. As an orchestral musician, Dale performs regularly with the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra, the PEI Symphony, and Symphony Nova Scotia.

A dedicated educator, Dale has taught at universities in five Canadian provinces, teaches privately, and serves as an adjudicator and clinician at music festivals and workshops throughout the Maritimes and Ontario. His doctoral dissertation and several other educational resources and articles are available on his website at islandtrombone.com

Research Interests
  • Trumpet/Horn/Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba
  • Performance
  • Brass ensembles
  • Brass techniques
  • Brass literature and pedagogy
  • Conducting
  • Canadian music
  • Contemporary music

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