Rod MacGillivray is a conductor and low brass musician from Bridgewater, NS
performing on trombone, euphonium, and tuba. He holds a Bachelor of Music
from Mount Allison University, a Masters in Music from Temple University in
Philadelphia, is completing a doctorate in trombone performance from The
Ohio State University and has completed graduate studies in wind conducting
from The University of Alabama. In addition to his duties as the Music Director
of the Mersey Band, he is the Head Teacher of the Winds, Brass & Percussion
Department of The Maritime Conservatory of Music in Halifax, NS. He has taught on the faculties of Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio, was the Director of Bands at Adams State College in Colorado, and held a one-year appointment as the music director of the Acadia University Wind and Brass Ensembles.