Jamie Thompson studied at The Royal Conservatory and the University of Toronto. He undertook advanced studies at Banff and Music at Shawnigan with Robert Aitken. He pursued private study with Louis Moyse and Douglas Stewart, and master classes with Geoffrey Gilbert and Marcel Moyse. His Suzuki training took place in Kingston, Ontario. The freelance musician belongs to the Toronto Musicians' Association and is a member of Fiori with harpist Sharlene Wallace and the Kalais Trio with Bruce Redstone (saxophone) and Peteris Zarins (piano). Jamie has been on The Royal Conservatory faculty since 1989.
ARCT Preparation: Yes
Instruments / Subjects Taught: Flute, Piccolo, Recorder
Member of the College of Examiners: Yes
Minimum Age of Student: 6
Musical Styles: Blues, Celtic, Contemporary, Folk, Jazz, Jazz Improvisation, Latin, Musical Theatre, Opera, Rock
Professional Designations / Associations
- RCM Flute Faculty
- Member of RCM College of Examiners
- Past Chair, Woodwind Brass & Percussion Department
- Vice-President RCM Faculty Faculty Association
- Co-Chair RCM JH&SC
- Adjudicator for music festivals across Ontario and in the USA, including the the Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA)
RCM Examination Preparation (Beginner - Grade 10): Yes
Special Needs: Specializing in the Adult Learner!
Teaching & Professional Experience:
Member of the Royal College of Examiners for over 15 years, I also enjoy adjudicating and presenting workshops and clinics across Ontario.