Intrada Brass

The Intrada Brass is dedicated to furthering the Brass Band tradition in Canada and fostering the development of Canadian-composed music for the Brass Band. Intrada has produced 5 albums (available online and CD) and numerous YouTube videos and virtual concerts. The ensemble presents three main series concerts throughout the year at St. Paul’s United Church, Oakville.

Outreach is at the heart of our mandate. Intrada performs over 20 concerts to thousands at schools, seniors’ residences, and community centres each year. Intrada has collaborated with other music ensembles and arts organizations in the region including the Oakville Festival of Film and Art, 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*
Harrison Venables
Joe Krommenhoek
Sarah Hameon
Curtis Metcalf
Sophia Franc
Johanna Quartel

Flugel Horn
Susan Barber Kahro

Rita Arendz
Jason Locke
Anneka Geddes

Ken Rawlins
Fred Haire

Barrington Venables
Shelly Charlesbois
Peter Chang

Michael Fraser

Eflat Basses
Robert Brown
Bob Owen

BBflat Basses
Ian Feenstra
Richard Jatiouk

*On Leave

Intrada Brass of Oakville

Daniel Warren Appointed as Music Director of the Intrada Brass of Oakville

Oakville, June 21, 2023 – The Intrada Brass of Oakville proudly announces the appointment of Daniel Warren as its new Music Director, effective immediately. With an impressive career as a conductor, composer, arranger, and accomplished trumpet player, Warren brings a wealth of experience and musical excellence to the renowned British-style brass band.

Warren’s appointment represents a significant milestone for both Intrada Brass and the esteemed conductor. In his statement, Warren expresses his enthusiasm, stating, “To take the helm of this exceptional ensemble is an immensely rewarding and fulfilling opportunity. I am absolutely thrilled to join the incredibly talented and dedicated musicians of Intrada Brass in their pursuit of musical beauty and excellence.”

Daniel Warren is a highly accomplished conductor with an extensive portfolio. He has collaborated with renowned orchestras worldwide, including the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, where he served as Resident Conductor for fourteen years. His performances with orchestras such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, and Colorado Symphony Orchestra have garnered recognition and have been featured on CBC radio.

In addition to his conducting career, Warren is a notable trumpet player, having held positions in the Kitchener-Waterloo Orchestra and the Canadian Chamber Ensemble since 1982. His trumpet skills have been showcased in performances across the world including Ontario, Eastern Canada, the United States, Europe, and South and Central America

.As Music Director of the Intrada Brass of Oakville, Warren will help shape the ensemble’s artistic vision, guide its musical development, and collaborate with the talented musicians to create captivating performances. His appointment reflects the organization’s commitment to artistic growth and providing exceptional musical experiences to the community.

“We are delighted to welcome Daniel Warren as our new Music Director,” said Susan Barber Kahro, Chair of the Intrada Brass of Oakville. “His remarkable talent, leadership, and vision align perfectly with our organization’s values. With Daniel’s guidance, we are confident that the Intrada Brass will continue to captivate audiences with their passion, precision, and artistry.”

The Intrada Brass of Oakville is a highly regarded brass ensemble known for its outstanding performances, commitment to musical education, and community engagement. Under Daniel Warren’s leadership, the ensemble will continue its tradition of excellence, expand its reach through innovative programming, and create compelling performances.

Daniel Warren