Music Pro Education Centre
54 Cedar Pointe Drive,  Barrie ON  L4N 5R7
Tel: 705.726.5051
Stuart has been performing
professionally for more than 25 years
and has had the privilege of
recording, producing, composing and
performing with many of North
America’s top award winning and
world-renowned musicians.
Stuart started on his lifelong study of
music at the young age of seven
when he picked up his first guitar. In
school he actively participated in all
musical activities of which the school
band received numerous Kiwanis
Festival Awards. Over the next few
years and with an immense passion
for music, Stuart added the study of
upright and electric bass, violin, piano
and vocals to his repertoire. At the
age of 15 his professional career
took off as he found himself playing in
clubs, concerts and theatre venues.

After high school Stuart enrolled in
the Musicians Institute of Technology
in Los Angles where he graduated
from both BIT and GIT. While there
he took Theory, Arranging and
Composition with Carl Schroeder,
Arranging with UCLA’s Dave Pozzi
and some of his teachers included
Ray Brown, Bob Magnison, Jeff
Berlin, Paul Farnen, Tim Emmons,
Don Mock, Robin Ford and many

Returning to Toronto, Stuart studied
classical bass with John Gowan
(TSO), jazz bass with Steve Wallace
(Boss Brass), classical theory with
Doug Watson and took various
private clinics including many with
Barry Harris. He taught briefly as an
itinerate music teacher for the
Scarborough Board of Education but
had to stop when he was spending
more & more time in the studio

As owner of one of the largest State-
of-the-Art Recording Studios in
Canada (Lydian Sound), Stuart kept
a busy schedule Recording,
Producing and Composing music for
Albums, Television, Movies,
Commercial and Industrial projects all
the while continuing to teach privately
and perform live.
Stuart has moved to Barrie in
perusal of a more low-keyed lifestyle.
well as working with students of all
ages at the Huronia Arts Academy
and The Angus School of music.

Some of the musicians Stuart has
worked with include:
Tom Scott, Luis Conte, Vinnie
Colaiuta, Don Grusin, Scott
Henderson, Randy Cooke, Kevan
Mckenzie, Pat Labarbra, Rik
Emmett, Kevin Breit, Kirk MacDonald
Warren Hill, Bernie Seninski,
Lorne Lofsky, Bill McBernie, Mike
Murley, Richard Underhill, Mike
Mallone, Jeff Jones, Joe Huron,
Tim Moore, Jason Hunter, Nura,
Oleta Adams, Aretha Franklin,
Peabo Bryson, Wynona Judd, David
Blamires & Kenny Rogers and many

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