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Arts alumni are an accomplished crew. They have great advice for students and fellow graduates, and know that arts degrees teach skills that are sought-after in the professional environment. 

Sean Perrin BMus'09


Since convocating in 2009 with a major in Clarinet Performance, Sean Perrin has been busy working both behind the scenes in music related industries and performing. Perrin currently holds many roles including Online Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Backun Musical Services, Clarinet Faculty at Mount Royal University Conservatory, and Host and Founder of and

In his role as Online Sales and Marketing Coordinator with Backun Musical Services, Perrin ensures the successful and smooth operation of the international online retail portion of the company. Backun is a Vancouver-based clarinet manufacturer that makes some of the world’s most sought after clarinets and accessories for some of the world’s finest clarinetists. Their level of innovation and attention to quality is truly amazing, and it’s a been a pleasure to be a part of the team. For Perrin an added bonus of the roles has been the international travel opportunities, which have been a wonderful opportunity to see new things and meet great people. Perrin describes this role as a perfect fit, as it combines his skills in music, sales, human interaction, and technology.

Find Perrin's latest album DreamSong  online today.