Our Team

Our Co-Founders

Lisa Michaels is passionate about the value of music and its benefits, having seen its impact on her own children – all saxophonists – and has never forgotten the fascination and fun of playing in the high school band – nor those band trips! She has spent more than two decades running her own businesses as a marketing consultant and serial entrepreneur. Lisa is also a member of a local award-winning a capella chorus.

Lisa is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Bandology and can be reached at lisa@bandology.ca.

Peter VanDuzer has been actively engaged in the greater music community for many years. Helping music mentors plan activities at Band Camp is reminiscent of the many years Peter spent running summer camps in northern Ontario. In his current day job, Peter manages a national home improvement store and has been volunteering for children since 1985, including with the Lawson Foundation.

Peter is the Co-Founder and President of Bandology and can be reached at peter@bandology.ca.

Our 2021 Staff Team

As a creator of many small musical ensembles such as a jazz combo and a rock band, Lucas Redwood loves creating music and sharing his passion for music with others. Lucas studied music at Western University and is now in the Music program at Humber College. Lucas has been a part of many musical ensembles including the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra and the Merriam School of Music All-Star Band.

Lucas is our Manager of Music and Learning and can be reached at lucas@bandology.ca.

Articles written by Lucas Redwood:

Ever since she played the recorder as a child, Jasmin Anthonypillai has made music an integral part of her life. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Science, with a minor in Neuroscience and Music, from the University of Guelph. Jasmin is a pianist at her local church and a member of an award-winning a capella chorus. She fondly remembers her love of playing trumpet in her high school band class.

Jasmin is our Manager of Operations and Funding and can be reached at jasmin@bandology.ca.

Bandology is a proud recipient of Canada Summer Jobs grants to fund these summer positions in 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018.

We also have amazing faculty for our summer band camps!

2019 Band Camp faculty

2018 Band Camp faculty

2017 Band Camp faculty

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