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Curriculum Vitae updated Sept. 2017

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Musical Direction, Keyboards, Vocal Coach, Repertoire Coach,

Transcriptions, Arrangements, Composition, Sound Design


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71 Chestnut Ave. Ph: (902) 690-7015

Wolfville, N.S.

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Curriculum Vitae


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 instructo, 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 - present: 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

Professional Productions

Production: Company/Director: Function:


The Last 5 Years Neptune Theatre Arranger, Musical Director

Marcia Kash Pianist


Hooked: A Christmas Neptune Theatre Arranger, Musical Director,

Pantomime Jeremy Webb Keyboards, Conductor

Cinderella: A Summer Neptune Theatre/ Arranger, Musical Director

Pantomime Jeremy Webb Keyboards, Programmer,



Cinderella: A Christmas Neptune Theatre/ Arranger, Musical Director

Pantomime Jeremy Webb Keyboards, Programmer,


Mama Mia Neptune Theatre Keyboard

Jeremy Webb


Unexpectedly Trans Toronto/Halifax Fringe Arranger/track

M. Hanlon MacGregor recording

I’m Your Man: The music of Chester Playhouse Piano, Arranger

L. Cohen M Martin

Anton in Show Business Acadia Theatre Productions Sound Design/mentor

Robert Seale

I Do I Do Valley Summer Theatre Piano

P. Halstead


Anne and Gilbert National Arts Centre Musical Director/

M. Irving Piano/Conductor

Broadway On Argyle Off The Leash/Willpower Musical Director/

C. Lejeune Arranger,Conductor

Anne and Gilbert Campbell Webster/The Guild Piano/Musical Director

M. Irving Conductor


Chicago Mayfield Theatre Co-musical

R. Jenkins director/keyboards

vocal director


You’re a Good Man. Charlie Chester Playhouse Musical director

Brown M. Martin Keyboards

Jacques Brel Chester Playhouse M.D.,Arranger

M. Martin Keyboards

Threepenny Opera Opera Nova Scotia M.D., Keyboards

D. Overton Conductor

Into the Woods Dalhousie Theatre Productions M.D., keyboards

H. Pillar Conductor


The Light Gets In: The Magnus Theatre Arranger, M.D.

Music of Leonard Cohen B. MacDonald

Heroine Run Through Productions Sound Designer

R. Seale

The Last Five Years Chester Summer Theatre M.D., Arranger

M. Martin Keyboards


British Invasion Stage West, Calgary Musical Director

A. Lund (replacement), keyboards

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Mayfield Theatre M.D., Keyboards

M. Ryan


Anne and Gilbert Campbell Webster Productions/ M.D., Keyboards

H. Ford Conductor

The Cripple of Inishmaan Acadia Theatre Productions/ Sound Design

R. Seale


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Mayfield Theatre/ J. Smith Keyboards

Working: The Musical Acadia School of Music/ M.D., Conductor

R. Seale Keyboards

4.48 Psychosis Acadia Theatre Department/ Sound Design

M. Devine Composer


The Illusion Acadia Theatre Department/ Sound Design

J. Capraru

Aladdin Silver Mist Productions/ M.D/keyboards

R. Duffy

Guys and Dolls Theatre Calgary Keyboards (Sub)


Threepenny Opera Acadia Theatre Projects/ M.D./Arranger

M. Devine Keyboards

Anne and Gilbert Victoria Playhouse/D. McIntosh M.D. /keyboards/


Wizard of Oz Mayfield Theatre (Edmonton) Vocal Director/

J. Brewer Associate M.D.,keyboards

Rehearsal pianist

The Sea Acadia University/M. Devine Sound Design


Trojan Women Acadia University/C. Bernhardt Sound Design

Dad’s II: The Toddlers Mayfield Theatre Keyboards

Revenge J. Brewer