Before moving to Edmonton in March of 2017 for a full-time position with the Royal Canadian Artillery Band, Jayden Beaudoin was an active percussionist and educator in Southwestern Ontario. In addition to being the percussion instructor at the University of Western Ontario's New Horizons Adult Band, he also directed both the Western Chamber Music Jazz Ensemble and Western Marching Band. He has performed across Canada and abroad with numerous pop and jazz bands as well as orchestras and military ensembles. Jayden also enjoys entertaining crowds while busking on a portable drum set. He has been hailed as "...one of the most talented new percussionists on the professional scene" by Alain Trudel.