Don Hardy

Don Hardy at the pianoTo say that Don Hardy is a music educator, composer, performer and a Music Therapist misses much of the point. That music is his raison d’etre is much closer.

Now retired from his Music Therapy practice, Don was an clinician  (MTA), he is an honorary life member of the Music Therapy Association of British Columbia (MTABC).  His area of expertise included working with children with Autism, Rett Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Down’s Syndrome, and adult survivors of traumatic brain injury. He has a busy jazz performance schedule in the Vancouver music scene, both as a soloist and accompanist. His plays in a variety of settings, his trio, Grand Central Station, his quartet, Guilty Pleasures, and solo gigs. He has performed at major festivals in Canada, including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

His writing about music has been published in the Vancouver Sun and Music and Technology Magazine as well as numerous academic journals.

For bookings contact Don at (604) 506-2049 or email


From the Jazz Requiem CD

From the Pointing Fingers cassette