CC Pep Band Poster 2016

(download a full-sized version of the poster here)

The Carleton Conspiracy Pep Band is a 40-member wind, brass and drum band that provides musical support for Carleton Ravens football and basketball games. Would you like to join the band? …please see below.

Ravens logo + game photo

The Carleton Conspiracy Pep Band at the amazing 2014 Panda Game: Pep Band 2014 Photos

Carleton Conspiracy band director Nicholas Dyson attended Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, studying trumpet with Marcellus Brown, Brad Peters and Lyle Manwaring, with additional studies with masters Bobby Shew and Jon Faddis. While at Boise State, Nicholas was a featured soloist and first trumpet with the BSU Symphonic Winds, BSU Orchestra, BSU Jazz Ensemble I, and BSU Blue Thunder Marching and Pep Band, traveling to Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Hawaii to support BSU sports teams. He is a recipient of BSU’s prestigious Gene Harris Jazz Scholarship.

photo nicholas dysonNicholas is the director of Capital Youth Jazz Orchestra (CYJO), an educationally driven jazz big band comprised primarily of students from Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. He teaches trumpet at Carleton University, is a Carleton University Jazz Camp faculty member, hosts the annual Trumpet Bootcamp at Alcorn Music Studios, and is in demand as a guest soloist and clinician, having served in that capacity at Crane School of Music – SUNY Potsdam, Boise State University, Ottawa Junior Jazz Band and many high schools throughout Canada and the US.

Download a PDF copy of the CCPB brochure here.

Auditions for CCPB will be on Friday/Saturday September 16/17th, 2016, as arranged via email (see below).

First meeting/rehearsal is Sunday, September 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Nicholas Dyson
Associate Performance Faculty – Trumpet
Director, Carleton Conspiracy Pep Band
(613) 791-8496