Currently in his thirtieth year of teaching with the Saskatoon Public School Division, Nick leads the Sr. Concert and Sr. Jazz Bands at Centennial Collegiate, while also teaching Grade 6-8 band at Willowgrove elementary school. His passion for teaching instrumental music has seen him present sessions at the 2016 Sask. Music Conference, serve as the conductor of the Sask. Junior Band South in Regina (2014) and the Sask. Junior Band North in Saskatoon (2009). He started Saskatoon’s first high school Drumline over a decade ago. In 2010 and 2006, Nick was the coordinator of the SMEA Provincial Honour Band. He has been on staff at the Prairielands Jazz Camp virtually every year since 2002, as well as many Saskatchewan Band Association summer camps. As a sessional lecturer at the U of S, Mr. Fanner has taught courses in Jazz History and Jazz Ensemble Techniques/Pedagogy, as well as being an instructor at the UofS High School Select Jazz program. Mr. Fanner is the director of the newly formed Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra. Nick enjoys playing the trumpet with the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra.