Miles Finlayson

Music Style: Jazz, Rock, R&B

Teaching at Yamaha since: 2016

Courses Taught at Yamaha: Guitar Private, Guitar Group

Music Qualifications:

Pursuing Master Degree in Jazz Performance – University of Toronto

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Special Honors in Music – York University

Other Accomplishments:

In August of 2011 Miles lead a group that played on the main stage at the first annual Scarborough Town Jazz Festival, and was mentioned in the Scarborough Mirror newspaper for his participation in the festival.
In October of 2011, Miles played in an ensemble of guitarists from York University and Humber College during the Toronto premiere of Tim Brady’s “20 Quarter-Inch Jacks”.
In July of 2013, he was a member of one of the acts on the main stage at the Canada Day celebration at Queen’s Park.  In February of 2015, Miles was seen playing in the pit band for the Lower Ossington Theatre’s production, “Spring Awakening: A New Musical”.
In April of 2015, he was seen playing a few shows of “Rent: The Musical” at the same theatre.  In December of 2015, Miles played in a pit band, which provided the accompaniment for the annual Christmas revue at St. Clair College in Windsor