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Stephen Cooper

Steven Cooper is a teacher and musician. Over the last 30 years he has taught all grades from JK to Grade 12 in several provinces and in England. The magjority of his career has been at Algpha Alternative School in Toronto, Canada’s first public alternative elementary school.

Stephen plays a number of stringed instruments  including guitar, ukulele, mandolin and, primarily, banjo. Over the years he has plyed in various Bluegrass, Old-time, and Celtic bands. He is also a keen contra and set dancer. One of the great pleasure’s in Stephens life has been sharing his love of folk music, dance, and games with young people.