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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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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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Robert Pecknold

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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Greg Lypowy

Greg Lypowy grew up in Calgary, Alberta and started singing in high school with the Alberta Youth Choir. After finishing his studies in Computer Science and Classics at the University of Calgary, Greg’s travels took him to Vancouver, Toronto, and finally Halifax. A founding member of Calgary’s Ad Libitum Vocal Ensemble, Greg has also sung…

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Bryan Crocker

Bryan Crocker has been conducting choirs since 2000, when he was appointed to his current role as Artistic Director of the Dalhousie Health Professions Chorale. This followed a successful pastime gig for many years as a baritone saxophonist in Halifax, playing with a number of bands, including Track and the John Alphonse Big Band. Bryan…

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Bill Perrot

After graduating from Westminster Choir College in 1975, Bill Perrot left Petersburg, Virginia, and headed to Auburn, Nova Scotia to teach music at West Kings. Eventually that job morphed into a full time English position and finally retirement after 34 years of teaching in the same school. While Bill had done some work with Camerata…

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Bertrum MacDonald

Bertrum MacDonald has been a member of Camerata since 1991. Over 29 seasons he has enjoyed singing a wide variety of repertoire, recording the choir’s CDs, contributing to award winning performances (e.g., the Healey Willan Grand Prize), and collaborating with many singers. In his “day job,” Bertrum is Professor of Information Management at Dalhousie University…

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