Jamie Drake – Musician / Percussion

Jamie DrakeJamie is thrilled to be back at YPT! Selected theatre credits: Unapologetically Me: Sharron’s Cabaret for Kids, Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Seussical (YPT); Life After, Uncovered Concerts (The Musical Stage Co.); London Road (Canadian Stage); Matilda (Mirvish); Sanctuary Song (National Arts Centre). Television: Canada’s Smartest Person (consultant/composer/performer, CBC).

Upcoming: Candide (TIFT); Fun Home (Mirvish/The Musical Stage Co). Jamie is a member of TorQ Percussion Quartet, which has performed for over 130,000 students, and has been a featured soloist with the Toronto Symphony and Buffalo Philharmonic. He is also the percussionist-in-residence for the Hamilton Children’s Choir. Other than playing music, his favourite things are riding bicycles, reading, and spending time with his wife Lily and their orange cat Joe.