|Sarah John ~ Conductor|
is a freelance conductor living and working in the Greater Toronto
area. In 2017 Sarah and her friends strarted the Summerhill Orchestra, a community ensemble in downtown Toronto. For more information on Summerhill Orchestra check the website here https://summerhillorchestra.wordpress.com/
Since September 2014 she has been leading the Church of the Messiah choir.
addition, she studied conducting with some of North America's most
distinguished teachers, including Kenneth Kiesler, Arthur Arnold, Gustav
Meier, George Corwin, Susan Haig, Dale Warland, William Weinert, Joseph
Flummerfelt and Elmer Iseler.
studied oboe with Jerry Domer and Paul Emond and voice with Verna
MacDonald, Judith Dowling and Susan Young. During her undergraduate
degree she focused her studies first on choral conducting with Donald
James and Bruce More and then orchestral conducting with George Corwin.
She has held positions with the Powell River Academy of Music,
Echo Womenís Choir, Scarborough Music Theatre, the Windsor Symphony,
the Windsor Symphony Chorus and Heliconian Choir and Orchestra and the
Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra.