Mr. Allen completed his Masters of Music degree in performance at the University of Toronto. He has performed frequently with orchestras throughout southern and eastern Ontario including the Niagara and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphonies. He currently assists as principal horn with the Niagara Symphony Association and plays principal horn with the Brampton Lyric Opera Orchestra. He has also performed as a soloist with the Oakville Symphony and with the Queen’s University Wind Ensemble. Mr. Allen continues to perform as a chamber musician with the Trails Brass Quintet, the Lisgar Trio and the Ceremonial Brass Quintet. He coaches brass and woodwinds with the Mississauga and Oakville Symphony Youth Orchestras and teaches instrumental and vocal music for the Peel District School Board.