Creative Arts Librarian
Managing librarian and subject liaison for music, fine arts, classics, visual & material culture, and museum studies.
A graduate of the Master of Information Studies program at McGill University, Gavin’s experience as a librarian prior to joining Mount Allison as the Creative Arts Librarian includes serving as a reference librarian at Concordia University in Montreal and as the music librarian for the Quebec branch of the Canadian Music Centre. As a musician, his performance interests lie in the interpretation of contemporary saxophone repertoire, having completed both undergraduate and graduate degrees in performance specializing in 20th and 21st-century repertoire for the instrument. His performance career includes appearances across Canada and the United States as well as the United Kingdom and Italy.
Music Library Assistant
Jakob is a graduate of MtA’s Bachelor of Music program (class of 2014) and the Library and Information Technology program at Nova Scotia Community College. His professional experience includes working with the NSCAD University Archives and Anchor Archive Zine Library in Halifax, a student work placement at Mount Saint Vincent University, and time working as a student in the music library of the Canadian Music Centre office in Vancouver and in the Alfred Whitehead Music Library at MtA.