Brad Mahon regularly appears nationally and internationally as an award-winning and acclaimed guitarist, instructor, adjudicator, clinician, lecturer, and administrator.
In January 2017, Brad moved back to Calgary to assume the role of Director at Mount Royal University’s Conservatory and in January 2018, he accepted the additional role of Dean, Faculty of Continuing Education. Formerly, Brad was Manager of Visual and Performing Arts at Medicine Hat College, and before that, Head of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at the University of Regina.
When not engaged with his day job, Brad is a board member on several non-profit boards. Notably, he is President of the Instrumental Society of Calgary and Chair of the Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) 2021 national conference. Brad also continues to maintain his long-standing affiliation with the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.
Brad’s formal education is highlighted by a PhD (musicology) from the University of Calgary. He also holds an ARCT (guitar) from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto and an MBA from Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia.