Welcome to The Band Room! A podcast bringing you the best of band.  The podcast will explore everything band, conducting, music education and performance. Listen to the some of the greatest works for winds and have your ears opened to the new and exciting!

If that’s not enough, Dylan will be interviewing the movers and shakers of the wind world, conductors, composers, teachers and performers. So come on in and take a seat in The Band Room!


Dylan Rook Maddix is Professor of Music at Cambrian College in Sudbury, ON, where he conducts the wind ensemble, teaches music theory and serves as the head of wind and brass studies. He is also on faculty at Laurentian University where he teaches conducting.  Dylan is founder of the Toronto Winds, host of the podcast The Band Room, and maintains an active career as a sought-after conductor, clinician, trumpeter and adjudicator across Canada.


With a passion for music education and outreach, Dylan maintains a commitment to working with young people and the community. He has been music director of the Milton Concert Band, a conducting fellow with the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra, program assistant of the Hannaford Youth Program, and is now co-manager of the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra. Dylan has conducted the Northern Ontario Honour Band, Halifax Community Band Festival, Royal Conservatory Brass Ensemble, Northdale Concert Band, Western University New Music, Hannaford Youth Band, Mount Allison University Symphonic Band, Kingston Brass Choir, and Bathurst Chamber Festival Orchestra.

A prizewinner at the 2011 & 2014 National Music Festivals, Dylan has been a featured soloist with the Prince Edward Island Symphony, Weston Silver Band, Greater Moncton Chorale and Orchestra, and Strathgartney Chamber Orchestra. His musicality has led him to numerous festivals in Canada and the United States including the Scotia Festival of Music, Charlottetown Festival, North American Brass Band Championships, Indian River Music Festival, Bathurst Chamber Music Festival, Music Fest Canada and the Luminato Festival. He holds a Master of Music from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University.


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