Children's Choir Conductor
Andrea deBoer-Jones is an active music educator, choral clinican, choral and voice adjudicator, and musician. Over the past 10 years she has been the director of vocal music in several private schools across Ontario and Quebec, and conducted children and youth choirs at Albert College, Trinity College, the Senior CISMF Choir at Roy Thomson Hall, and GP Children’s Choir at Centre in the Square and River Run Centre.
Andrea is a member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association, and adjudicates across Canada for voice, choirs, and speech arts. As a musician, she performs and tours with the Elora Festival Singers who are heard frequently on CBC radio, and recently performed at Podium 2010 in Saskatoon.
A passionate music educator, Andrea has conducted workshops for both the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and the Ontario Music Educator’s Association (OMEA) for qualifications courses for teachers and general classroom teachers teaching music. She is also a frequent clinician for choral programs in the private sector.
Andrea has played lead roles and musically directed several musical theatre productions; most recent lead roles include “Sally” from Cabaret, and “Baker’s Wife” from Into The Woods. She has also been a frequent performer in Brad Halls “Words and Music” series for the past several years in Cobourg, Ontario.