Dr. Troy Turner (1st Baritone) has enjoyed Brass Band music since discovering the Saskatoon Brass Band shortly after finishing high school. Although work has taken him away from the SBB, he has been able to keep up his interest in Edmonton, first by attending the North American Brass Band Association conference in 2001, and now playing with the MCCB. Troy supports his music habit by practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Rob Johnson is an Edmonton based euphonium and trombone player, composer, conductor, and educator who has performed with musical ensembles across Canada and internationally. He has played with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Vic Vogel Big Band, and the Mill Creek Colliery Band. He holds a BMus in Trombone Performance from McGill University, an MMus in Euphonium Performance from the University of Alberta, and is currently the principal euphonium player for the Royal Canadian Artillery Band. He composes scores and designs sound for film and theatre and arranges in a diverse array of styles. Rob is a passionate and experienced clinician in high school and university settings.
Stephanie grew up small town Alberta where she began playing trombone in junior high. Her teacher encouraged her to learn euphonium. She has not put down low brass since. She became an active musician playing in several groups and sharing her love of brass with anyone who’d listen. She has worked with mentors including Ken Read, Ryan Purchase, Chris Diaper, Scott Whetham and many others. Aside from playing with baritone in Mill Creek Stephanie has also played euphonium and baritone with Mission Hill Brass. In spite of her active musical career, she remains an amateur musician and is currently secretary for Mill Creek’s Executive Board.