Stefan Hegerat

Drummer | Composer | Educator


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Stefan Hegerat is a multi-instrumentalist (drums, bass, piano, guitar, voice), and Dora nominated composer based out of Toronto, Ontario. He has been working full time as a professional recording artist/composer since 2012. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Stefan relocated to Toronto in 2008 to complete his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance at the University of Toronto while studying under legendary Canadian jazz drummers Terry Clarke and Nick Fraser. In addition to leading his own bands Icterus and Parade, Stefan is a member of Chinese Medicine, Triio, The Electric Storm Collective, JJ and the Pillars, Fortunato Durutti Marinetti, Blue Sky Miners, Laura Tremblay and Moneyhouse. In 2015 JJ and the Pillars won the Edge’s Next Big Thing Contest and since then his composition “The Wolves” has been streamed over 4 million times. His music has also been featured on the Canadian television show “Bitten”, on George Stroumboulopoulos’ “The Strombo Show”, and received radio play on CBC radio, the Edge and Indie 88.