Musical Direction, Keyboards, Vocal Coach, Repertoire Coach,
Transcriptions, Arrangements, Composition, Sound Design
71 Chestnut Ave. Wolfville, N.S. B4P 1V9
Ph: (902) 690-7015
1985 Dalhousie University Graduate in Piano Performance.
Graduate studies in piano performance, Western University. (Ronald Turini)
Private Voice studies with Deborah Jeans, 1995 -1997.
Vocal Workshops with Michael Warren 1996 -1997.
Composition studies with Dr. D. Farrell 1999 - 2000.
2017: Voice and Speech instructor, Acadia University
2016/2017: Piano Insturctor, accompanist Acadia University
2014: Voice and Speech Instructor Acadia University
2013/2014: classroom music instructor, New Booker School, Wolfville
2013: guest instructor, voice and speech, Acadia Theatre Studies
2012: Director and Instructor with Stage Power Schools (private instruction)
2006-2007- music theatre instructor (head) Acadia University School of Music
2000-2001 - singing instructor Dalhousie University Theatre Program
1999-2000 - singing instructor Dalhousie University Theatre Program
1992-1993 - singing instructor Dalhousie University Theatre Program
1986 - piano instructor Canadian Conservatory
1980 to present - private musical instruction (piano, theory - conservatory style and functional). 1985 to present - private vocal coach/repertoire coach/audition preparation.
2012: Sterling Award “Outstanding Production” (musical director/pianist), Chicago
2011: “Best Musical Direction: Merrit Award Nominee (musical direction, arrangements) Jacques Brel 2010: Betty Mitchell Award Nominee “Outstanding Musical Direction” (co-musical director) (British Invasion)
2010: Merrit Award Nominee: Outstanding Musical Direction (Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well) 2009: Sterling Award Nominee “Outstanding Musical Direction” ( Dirty Rotten Scoundrels)
2007 ECMA recipient for Best Children’s Recording (Anne and Gilbert) , co-producer and original Musical Director (World Premier in 2005)
2002: Composed, performed and recorded original score for independent film Quilts (Original Six productions- Brian Heighton producer, director, writer), aired by CBC in 2003.
Sound Design/Composition - from 1989., for Neptune Theatre, Acadia Theatre Productions, Dalhousie University Theatre Department, Ship’s Company
Provincial Music Competition: official Music Theatre Accompanist, 2017
Annapolis Valley Honour Choir 2016 - 2017: Rehearsal and performance accompanist, Senior and Junior Choirs
Concert Accompanist for various classical instrumental and choral concerts, musical theatre and opera across Canada and the U.S..
Audition Pianist since 1982.
AFM local 571, NSRMTA.,CMTA
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