Over 25 years of experience in music festival adjudication, education, performance, presenting clinics and workshops including sessions
for Regional Honour Bands.
"Over 300 clinics presented since 2013"
Adjudicator of concert
and jazz/stage band, solo, chamber ensemble,
brass, woodwinds, recorder and percussion classes at music festivals
including Canada's Wonderland Festival of Music,
MusicFest Canada Regional Festivals and is a member of the
America's Music in the
Parks adjudication panel.
Founder and Regional Co-ordinator for OCM, affiliate of MusicFest
Canada. Conductor at various venues
throughout North America.
Honours Diploma in Applied Music from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology. Member
of Mohawk College's Applied Music Program Advisory Committee for ten years.
Mr. Ullman maintains active memberships with:
Canadian Music Festival Adjudicator's Association (CMFAA)
Canadian Band Director's Association
Ontario Music Educators Association (OMEA)
Jazz Education Network (JEN)
Mr. Ullman firmly believes every performer should be encouraged
and motivated in a positive and respectful manner,
constructive recommendations for the ongoing development of their musicianship"
DRUMS Inc. is equipped to produce a CD recording of each performance, adjudicator comments, and clinic/workshop.
"...your talent and energy is very much appreciated as you elevate the notes they play into music..."
"...[I] was able to watch first hand how Dennis adapted his comments to each performance. He was very positive, patient, informative, and offered constructive recommendations that left my students feeling good about their performances."
"Your insights and dedication to all the participants was of the highest calibre."
"I was amazed how he was able to adapt from dealing with junior high students to advanced high school students... He is in touch with the age level he adjudicates..."
"...you have a friendly, fun and relaxed manner with the students, that immediately puts them at ease and makes them receptive to your very helpful suggestions..."
"... your work with these students will be a valued memory for years to come..."