Dwain Gill Resume

      Name: Dwain Gill

Contact Info:

Tel: (246)258-2935
Email: violino_numero_uno_@hotmail.com

Education: (2003) Barbados Community College (Associate Degree Programme)
(1996) Combermere School
(1989) Sharon Primary School

Qualifications: CXC Music (Grade 2)
Theory Grade 6 Merit

Associated Board Royal Schools of Music Practical

Trombone Grade 8 (Distinction)
Violin Grade 8 (Distinction)
Recorder Grade 7 (Merit)

Experience and Commitments:

Abstract Jazz Band (2002)
Barbados Chamber Orchestra (2000)
Barbados National Youth Orchestra (1999)
Barbados National Youth Steel Orchestra (2006)
Combermere Steel Orchestra (2002)
Combermere String Ensemble (2000)
Combermere School Band (1999)
Community College Big Band, Bosche Jazz Combo, Wind Ensemble, Dre-Dan Pop Combo and Brass Ensemble (2003-2006)
Stefan Walcott Big Band (2006 & 2007)
Soundscape (2010)
1688 Steel and Brass Orchestra (2011)

Steel Pan Director, Score Writer and Arranger - Combermere
Steel Orchestra (2003-2007) ref. Mr. V Pilgrim

Assistant Tutor Workshop: Introducing Music to the Deaf
(2004) ref. Mr. Kentley Gill

Tutor Central Bank Steel Pan Summer Camp (2004 2006)
ref. Mr. Kentley Gill

1st Violin lead in Combermere String Ensemble (2002-2006)
ref. Mrs. Joy Knight Lynch

Lead musician in a number of dance and drama productions
(Cohoblopot 2003, Official Opening of NCF Dance Studio
2004, Environmental production showcase 2006) ref. Ian
Douglass, Cultural Officer of Dance.

Awards/Honors NIFCA Prime Minister's Award for Excellence (2002)
James Millington Award of Excellence (2002+2003)
Arnold Clarke Award for originality and honor roll (2003)
3 Gold Awards (2002-2003)
2 Silver awards (2002)
Most Promising Arrangement (2004)
Most Promising Arrangement (2006)
Most Promising Arrangement (2007)

Annual Speech Day Combermere School
2 Music Junior Awards
1 Music Senior Award

Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music Certificate
Of Recognition for highest trombone mark in the world for
practical exam, Grade 6. (2003)

Barbados National Youth Orchestra
Merit Award for Grade 6
Award for Attendance
Award for Reliability
Award for Interest

Berklee Cool Jazz Summer Scholarship (Tuition x2)
Made Possible by Notes to Note and BNTCL

Hobbies and Leisure: Electronics, Football, Volley Ball, Martial Arts, Tennis

Instruments and Ability (As or End 2k7): Violin 6 Years
Trombone 8 Years
Tuba 4 Months
Guitar(s) 4 Years
Recorder(s) 13 Years
Steel Pan(s) 6 Years
Viola 2 Years
Saxophone 1 Year
Piano 2 Years

Occupation: Theory, Violin & Steel pan teacher at St. Gabriels Primary -
Secondary - Steel pan and theory (Grade 8 equivalent)

Updated:  October 25, 2012

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