Our crew is comprised of key representatives from each of our respective founders. Below are the passionate individuals who are leading teams in support of the show. If you would like to get involved in Future Oceans, speak to one of the people below!
Alan is the Music Director for Future Oceans. Hailing from Dublin Ireland he always had passion and appreciation for all genres of music at an early age. Opportunities presented itself to Alan and the land of the Maple Leaf called. He quickly began seeking avenues in Alberta that allowed him to flourish in the area of creativity he most cherished, that being Music.
For 15 years, Mike Fournier has been a driving force in the Calgary independent music scene. Equally at home creating music in the studio, or on stage with (among others) DC & The Struggle, Son of Ray and The Frontiers, Fournier is a true multi-instrumentalist employing whatever is needed—guitar, keyboards, percussion, bass, vocals—to realize the music in his head.
Paul Sanders is a Calgary based DJ, who has been producing music for over a decade. He has worked with NTA on several wearable technology fashion shows including MakeFashion and now Future Oceans. His special interests include work with midi controllers for gesture control, sound design and other music tech. His passions are performing live at shows, both as creative collaborations and as a featured act.
Darren Flynn is a musician and producer based in Dublin, Ireland. His current band, alternative roots and rock n' roll group called Mongrel State released its debut album “Mestizo” in 2016 and has toured extensively throughout Europe. Darren also creates production music for commercial use. His work has featured on numerous advertisements on local TV and radio in Ireland, as well as some short movies.
Wan Ying Chan
Wan Ying is a Malaysian-born composer, arranger and producer from Malaysia, currently based in New Zealand. She graduated from Berklee College of Music and majored in Contemporary Writing & Production and Film Scoring. She writes, arranges and produces scores in various genres, ranging from pop to visual media, for film and TV projects. Over the years, Wan Ying has come to understand the true power of music to shape the world we live in.