Clare Maguire is a singer-songwriter from Truro, NS with an extensive choral background, and she’s thrilled to be joining Camerata for the first time this season! Clare’s choral experience includes Truro’s First Baptist Girls’ Choir (2012-16), the Nova Scotia Youth Choir (2015, 2017-19), the National Youth Choir (2018), and Mount Allison’s Elliott Chorale 2017-20).  When…

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Dana-Lynn Farrell has been singing for as long as she can remember.  She came from Ontario to study opera at Dalhousie University in 2012, and has since made a home for herself here in Halifax.  Choral and group singing is an important part of her life, singing with the Aeolian Singers, St. Andrew’s United Church…

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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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Robert Pecknold hails from Halifax and joined Camerata in 2018. In addition to singing, Robert plays piano, cello and flute. Previously he has sung with the Nova Scotia Youth Choir and Soundtrax. Robert greatly enjoys singing with Camerata, and among his favourite memories so far was singing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Symphony Nova Scotia.…

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