Artistic Director


Malcolm V. Edwards



Malcolm Edwards was born in Halifax, England and emigrated to Canada in 1967. He is a graduate of Sheffield College of Education (UK), Trinity College of Music, London, the University of Lethbridge, the University of Montana and has done further graduate work at the University of Northern Colorado. He taught music in junior and senior high school for twelve years in southern Alberta before joining the University of Calgary as a Professor of Music Education in 1980. He retired from the university in 2011. In the community he was affiliated with the Youth Singers of Calgary for 21 years directing the Act Three and Encore divisions. He is now employed as an Adjunct Professor of Music at St Mary’s University College where he directs the choir and teaches a music history course.

He has held leadership positions within the Alberta Choral Federation, the Association of Canadian Choral Communities, served on the Board of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and is active as a choral adjudicator and workshop leader in schools and churches. He is the recipient of two awards from the Provincial Federation – one in recognition of advocacy in arts education and the second in recognition of exemplary service to choral music within the Province of Alberta. In 2004 he received recognition from the national body (ACCC) for twenty-five years of service to the Canadian choral community. His choral compositions are published by Hinshaw Music, Alliance, Warner Brothers (Gordon V. Thompson) and Cypress Publications.


Past Director - Jean Louis Bleau



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