Intrada Brass

The Intrada Brass is dedicated to furthering the Brass Band tradition in Canada and fostering the development of Canadian composed music for Brass Band. The ensemble presents three concerts throughout the year and has been working in local schools presenting concerts and workshops for students in all grades. Intrada also presents concerts to local retirement residences through our outreach programs.

In 2019 a ten piece group performed for 3500 students in Oakville and Milton. During the pandemic Intrada participated in the Town of Oakville’s virtual Canada Day celebration 2020 and has produced 2 digital concerts. Intrada has also collaborated with other music ensembles and arts organizations in the region such as the Halton/Mississauga Youth Orchestra, Halton District School Board, St. Jude’s Church Choir, McMaster University School of the Arts, Master Works of Oakville and the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre.


Ron Heintzman

Brendan Cassin
Marcus Venables
Harrison Venables

Sarah Hameon
Joe Krommenhoek
Johanna Quartel

Flugel Horn
Susan Barber Kahro

Rita Arendz
Jason Locke

Fred Haire

Barington Venables
Shelly Charlesbois

Mike Hetherington
Michael Fraser

Eflat Basses
Robert Brown
Bob Owen

BBflat Basses
Ian Feenstra

Richard Jatiouk

Intrada Brass of Oakville

Music Director Vacancy

February 18, 2020

The Intrada Brass of Oakville welcomes applications for the position of Music Director.

The Board of Directors of the Intrada Brass seeks a Music Director who brings energy and commitment to help the band deliver on its mandate as defined in the Intrada Brass constitution. The successful candidate will help build a larger footprint in the community, serving more people that deepen their engagement with the band. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional musicianship and conducting skills with the ability to convey musical ideas and intentions. S/he will have significant experience conducting brass bands and brass ensembles as well as experience working with high-level amateur & professional musicians. S/he will have a wide knowledge and understanding of brass band and brass ensemble repertoire. Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills are necessary and the ability to work collaboratively with the board and meet deadlines is vital.