Born and raised in St. John’s Newfoundland, Jonathan Rowsell received his earliest musical training from his father David and through the brass band tradition of The Salvation Army. He studied both tuba performance and composition at university level and is now working to complete his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Toronto. Jonathan works as a freelance tubist and brass teacher and is an enthusiastic composer and arranger. His works are performed and recorded regularly by brass bands in Canada and abroad, most notably the Canadian Staff Band and German Staff Band. In addition, his music has been broadcast on CBC’s Musicraft and published in various brass band journals.