Vince Gassi is a much sought-after composer, conductor, and clinician. With almost 100 published titles to his credit, Vince's creative and energetic style has made him a favorite with young musicians. His works, both challenging and musically rewarding, appear on many international concert and contest lists.
Vince received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, and later studied composing and arranging at the Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles, California. He is currently working to complete his Ph.D. at York University in Toronto.
For 25 years Vince has taught instrumental music at the elementary and secondary school levels. He is in frequent demand as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician throughout the United States and Canada. His Cool Ideas and Arranging Concepts seminars focus on ways to engage students and teachers in the creative process.
Vince continues to receive many commissions, and his works have been recorded and performed throughout North America, Europe, and Japan.