Vasana Abeysekera grew up in Nova Scotia before moving to Ontario to pursue her education. She holds a Masters of Music Performance from the University of Toronto, and a Masters of English Literature from Dalhousie University … read more.
Tenor, BMus, Dalhousie University, Artist’s Diploma in Opera performance, Hartt School of Music, Artistic Director of the Conservatory Summer Music Theatre Programs, Voice Faculty, Acadia University, Stage Director … read more.
Saxophone, Clarinet, BMus Acadia, MA Musicology Ottawa. Born in Truro NS, Jacob Caines completed his undergraduate degree in Music Education and Conducting at Acadia University … read more.
Christy HodderHead of Suzuki Strings
Christy Hodder is seasoned Suzuki Teacher and the founder and Director of the Nova Scotia Suzuki Ensemble, a Suzuki program based out of the Conservatory. … read more.
Soprano, Andrea Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she completed her Master in Music (Vocal Performance) under renowned singer and pedagogue Mary Morrison, O.C. … read more.
Karen Langille has been a full time member of Symphony Nova Scotia since 1985, and is currently concertmaster of the Charlottetown Summer Festival Orchestra in Prince Edward Island. … read more.
As one of the brightest emerging talents on the Canadian jazz scene, vocalist and pianist Zoe Leger’s warm, inviting voice has been drawing audiences throughout Canada and the United Kingdom since 2007. … read more.
Debbie Miles has performed throughout Ireland, Scotland, England and North America, with classical ensembles and orchestras, back up violin/fiddle with bands and commercial recording work. … read more.
Natalia Pavlovskaia is a professional music educator and performer with over 25 years of experience in teaching, performing and adjudicating piano in Canada and Russia. … read more.
Jennifer PublicoverHead of Woodwinds
Jennifer Publicover is a multi-genre flutist, teacher, arranger, and composer. She plays the modern orchestral flute, the Irish wooden flute, and the Baroque flute. … read more.
Bebel Ribeiro has Bachelor of Music degree in flute and graduate certificate in Music Education. She received her Suzuki training from Kelly Williamson, a renowned Canadian Suzuki teacher trainer. … read more.
Currently a teacher in the Halifax Suzuki program at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, Carrie VanSlyke holds a Master’s degree in viola performance from McGill University. … read more.
Dr. Lorna Wanzel
Dr. Lorna Wanzel grew up in England and moved to Canada in 1966. She now lives in Halifax Nova Scotia, where she maintains a very successful private piano/theory teaching studio. … read more.