Our Musical Director

Danny Wilks, the conductor of the North Toronto Community Band, is a professional trombonist, teacher, conductor and an active arranger-composer-transcriber. He is also the leader of the Danny's 11 swing band.

Danny recently retired from a 31-year-career as a high school music teacher with the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

Throughout his musical career, Danny has performed in such Big Bands as: Swing Shift, Big Smoke, Toronto Megacity Swing Band, and the Advocats. Other Bands include the Giuseppe Verdi Band, the Met Silver Band, the North York Concert Band, the Kleskonnection Band, the Etobicoke Community Concert Band, and the Encore Band. He has also been a regular player in the pit orchestra for the annual TCDSB musicals and on occasion with the Etobicoke Theatre and Newmarket High School.