Brad Howland

Trombonist • Tax Preparer

Music Publisher

About Brad

Trombonist: Brad Howland holds the Principal Trombone chair of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, and has performed in the past with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Palm Court Orchestra, and new music group Aventa Ensemble. He is a founding member of the low brass ensemble Heavy Metal, primarily performing school concerts on euphonium and trombone.

A graduate of Northwestern University and the University of British Columbia, Brad has taught on the faculties of the Comox Valley Youth Music Centre, the Victoria Conservatory of Music, the Marrowstone Music Festival, and the University of Victoria. He is a member of the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN).

Tax Preparer: Brad worked as an income tax preparer for H&R Block, National Money Mart’s Income Tax Department, and Fladar & Greene Chartered Accountants before forming Howland Tax Services in 1992. Howland Tax Services prepares personal and corporate income tax returns for Canada and the United States. 30 years of experience in the field of income tax preparation, coupled with a sincere commitment to clients, has helped Howland Tax Services develop many long-lasting relationships. Brad is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals.

Music Publisher: Brad began publishing brass music in 1998 with the goal of helping musicians find great arrangements for their gigs. His brass music catalog now contains over 500 pieces.

Brad has built and maintained several sites. He is a largely self-taught web designer - skills include good knowledge of HTML, XHTML, and CSS, basic knowledge of JavaScript with the ability to modify existing scripts, ability to build a database-driven website using PHP and MySQL, installation of CGI/Perl programs, and basic use of Adobe products for video, audio, and graphics editing.

Contact Brad

Email: brad@bradhowland.com

Telephone: 1.250.999.1003

Brad's Other Sites

Howland Tax Services

Income Tax Preparation Services for Musicians

Music For Brass.com

Download High Quality Sheet Music for Brass in PDF Format

Brad performs school concerts with the group Heavy Metal