Background and Credentials

Lisa Ward – Artistic Director    25 years of directing choirs in Red Deer, AB 

Lisa Ward (B.S. in Education, Music Major, English minor, Summa Cum Laude) brings a diversity of experiences and awards which includes:

♬ 22 years as a high school choral instructor

♬ Artistic director/founder of Soliloquy, ihana, ‘It’s Time’, Selah and Brioso Choirs

♬ Conductor of SK Provincial Honor Choir and numerous choir workshops/retreats

♬ Frequently requested as a clinician and adjudicator

♬ Mayor’s Recognition Awards – Fine and Performing Arts

♬ MusicFest Canada Gold Awards for jazz and chamber choirs

♬ Provincial Award winning high school choirs on numerous occasions

♬ Carnegie Hall Performances, NY

♬ I.A.J.E. Performances in NY and CA

♬ Con Spiritu Award – presented by ACF

♬ Alberta Centennial Medal award recipient

♬ Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination

Lisa has fostered young people’s passion for choral music and led choral groups to national and international honors. She demonstrates excellence in teaching and directing and has tremendous energy and enthusiasm for her work.