Brittany Mielnichuk, Artistic Director
Accompanist: Rob Lindey
Music Team Chair: Lori McCarville
Members: Jim Chapryk, Stephen Cocks, Alicia Dueck-Read, Kendra Gowler, Lori McCarville, Sally Papso, Tim Preston, Linda Rodgers
Soprano: Alicia Dueck-Read, Linda Rodgers
Alto: Lori McCarville, Kendra Gowler
Tenor: Tim Preston, Sally Papso
Bass: Jim Chapryk
Brittany Mielnichuk is an emerging conductor and vocalist originally from central Alberta. She recently completed a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Manitoba with Dr. Elroy Friesen. Brittany also holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Professional Music from Southwestern Community College.
Brittany has taught music privately and performed as a vocalist in numerous ensembles in Vancouver, Red Deer and now Winnipeg. She has also had the opportunity to develop as a conductor and teacher through several notable experiences. In February of 2017, Brittany was chosen to work with Jon Washburn in the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s National Conductors’ symposium; she was selected as a student conductor to participate in the choral conducting masterclass lead by Michael Zaugg at the 2016 Podium Choral Conference and Festival; Brittany was the apprentice conductor for the 2014 Alberta Youth Choir under the direction of Dr. Rollo Dilworth; and she also worked closely with Lisa Ward as a student conductor for the Choral Singers Unite Society in Red Deer, Alberta.
Rob studied piano with Ralph Elsaesser at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, and with Myrtle Rose Guerrero at the University of Toronto. He is the accompanist as well as a founding member for The Rainbow Harmony Project.