vocal jazz ~ a cappella ~ showchoir ~ gospel
While at the University of Calgary, her Vocal Jazz Ensembles enjoyed increasingly wide exposure, earning regional and national acclaim. Under her direction, the vocal jazz choir grew into two fully-voiced a cappella ensembles award-winning ensembles recorded three CDs.
Her top jazz ensemble, “Inner Voices,” won First Prize in the CBC Radio National Competition for Choirs, and were awarded the Gold Medal standard at the national competition, MusicFest Canada.
Highlights have included backing up legendary blues artist Lou Pride. Inner Voices joined country music artist, Paul Brandt, for his nationally-broadcast television special, and performed for the Canadian County Music Association Gospel Concert in 2003 and 2005.