Silas Friesen

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Silas Friesen is a multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and composer from a musical family of eight. Active in both classical and jazz idioms, he has performed with, among others, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra, Vancouver Brass Project, Music on Main, Tommy Banks, and his own ensembles (Silas Friesen Group, HUTCH, Thunderbird Brass). Silas was the top graduate from the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan and recently completed a Master of Music in orchestral trumpet at UBC with Larry Knopp.