Rachel Lutz

From Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Rachel started singing in choirs at a young age. She graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, and went on to Queen’s University to obtain a Bachelor of Education degree, and a law degree. She has sung with the Nova Scotia Youth…

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Jessica Sharp

Jessica Sharp

Jessica Sharp is excited to be joining Camerata’s Alto section. Music has been a big part of her life and is her passion; she’s been singing since childhood and involved in school/community and university musicals. Classically trained in piano (Royal Conservatory of Music), she’s sung with Xara Choral Theatre, Polaris and Eastern Horizon and has…

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Carol Westdal

Growing up singing harmony in the car with her parents and siblings, Carol began her singing career in Winnipeg at age eight with regular performances on the CBC and in musical theatre. She went on to do a BMus degree at UBC, majoring in voice and minoring in piano. After graduation, she spent a number…

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Meg Currie

One of the newest and youngest members, Meg Currie is a third-year microbiology student at Dalhousie University, and joined the Camerata Singers in 2019. Coming from a musical family and having matched pitch before she could talk, Meg has been an active member of the Canadian choral community for more than 10 years. Her choral…

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Steven DeWitt

A former New Brunswicker who sang in several community, classical and special-event choirs in that province, Steven DeWitt joined Camerata in 2018. When not working as an independent French-to-English translator, he also sings in the Halifax Gay Men’s Chorus and studies vocal technique with Jason Davis. His highlights to date include sharing a verse with…

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Spencer Gough

Spencer Gough hails from Kitchener, Ontario. His choral experience began at a young age, with the Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir (directed by Nancy Tanguay and Howard Dyck), with highlighted performances including Bach’s St .Matthew’s Passion featuring Ben Heppner, and Carmina Burana with the Mendelssohn Choir in Toronto, and a tour to England for the Shrewsbury…

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Simon Hardman

Simon Hardman grew up in Montreal and Ottawa but moved to Halifax in 2002, where he sang with the Camerata Singers for seven seasons. A veteran of the Ontario and National Youth Choirs and the Canadian Chamber Choir, he began singing in church choirs at an early age. Due to his job as a Naval…

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Sean Pecknold

Hailing originally from Montreal, where he completed a PhD in Physics at McGill University, Sean Pecknold has lived in Halifax since 1996. Sean has been singing in choirs all his life. He joined the Halifax Camerata Singers in 2001, and currently also sings with the Galileo Baroque Choir. Sean works as a defence scientist, specializing…

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Ryan Henwood

Ryan Henwood is a Halifax-based composer, conductor and choral singer. Ryan graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Music in Composition in the spring of 2017. As a composer, Ryan has had works performed by numerous local choirs including The Dalhousie University Chorus, Polaris and Eastern Horizon. Currently, Ryan works at the Nova Scotia…

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Rosalie Dowling

Mezzo-soprano Rosalie Dowling is an up-and-coming graduate of Bishop’s University (2017). Rosalie grew up in Kingston, Nova Scotia, and is now living in Dartmouth, where she is quickly making her way in the province’s vibrant classical music community. She joined Halifax Camerata Singers in the Fall of 2017, and is grateful for the opportunity to…

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