Musical Director

Jennifer Stephanson


An honors graduate from UBC’s Music program, Jennifer brings a high level of expertise and dedication to each rehearsal and performance. Jennifer completed the Diploma of Music program at Capilano College before transferring to the University of British Columbia. While at UBC, she studied with sopranos Heather Thompson-Price and Marisa Gaetanne. After completing her Bachelor of Music, Jennifer earned a Master’s degree, studying with renowned pedagogue and Order of Canada recipient, Professor Bruce Pullan.

As a soloist, she has performed Mozart’s Requiem with the Vancouver Bach Choir, North Shore Chorus, Kwantlen College and Capilano University, with members from the Vancouver Symphony and the CBC Radio Orchestra and Chorus. She has performed as Alto soloist for Beethoven’s Mass in C with the Richmond Orchestra and Chorus and Vivaldi’s Gloria and Beatus Vir with Laudate Singers and Orchestra.

Jennifer has also had the pleasure of working as soloist with the Vancouver Bach Choir on many occasions, her highlight being a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. She has also been featured in a CBC West Coast Performance broadcast of Handel’s Dixit Dominus with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra. At this time, Jennifer is enjoying a busy schedule, conducting and teaching voice on the North Shore. Since 2009, she has been conducting the North Vancouver community choir Carousel Chorus and is very excited to be the new director for the North Shore Chorus. She is enjoying working with both of these diverse and energetic groups.