Imran Amarshi is from Burnaby, BC. Currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program at the University of British Columbia, Imran is the Teaching Assistant for Bands, as well a Coach and an Assistant Conductor of the UBC Concert Winds. At UBC, Imran currently studies clarinet, bassoon, and conducting with Jenny Jonquil, Professor Jesse Read, and Dr. Christopher Unger. In addition to founding and directing Synchronous Handbell Choir, a youth ensemble based in Burnaby, Imran is the Woodwinds Teacher at the Salina Cheng Music Academy in Coquitlam, teaches in the VSO Connects educational programs run by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, is the President of the UBC Music Undergraduate Student’s Association and is the Youth Representative on the board of the British Columbia Guild of English Handbell Ringers. He will also be the Assistant Clinician at SOUND EFFECTS Youth Track, running concurrently with the 17th International Handbell Symposium in Vancouver this summer, working with lead clinician Timothy H Waugh.