Our Team

Heather Fraser

Heather Fraser

Artistic Director

Heather Fraser maintains an active career as a choral conductor, music educator and collaborative pianist in Nova Scotia. She is currently the Artistic Director of both the Annapolis Valley Honour Choir and The Aeolian Singers, and a music specialist in the Halifax Regional Arts Program—a department of the Halifax Regional Centre for Education—and is also an active clinician, presenter and adjudicator.

Joanne Slack

Joanne Slack

Assistant Director

Joanne Slack has been making music with piano, organ and voice from the age of six. She completed her Royal Conservatory Grade 10 in Piano while away in Ottawa, and continued singing, directing and playing the organ for churches in her neighbourhood after moving to her neighbourhood of Minto, New Brunswick.

John M. Scott

John M. Scott

Guest Conductor

John’s breadth of knowledge and collected influence is realized in his building of musical relationships between performers and listeners. He has performed and toured extensively as a conductor, organist, and member of free-jazz and new music ensembles, sharing the stage with some of Canada’s musical greats—Paul Cram, Francois Hule, Danny Oore, John Gzawski, and Don Palmer to name a few.

Lynette Wahlstrom

Lynette Wahlstrom

Pianist

Lynette Wahlstrom is accompanist for The Aeolian Singers, Halifax Camerata Singers/SNS Chorus, director of music at First Baptist Church Halifax, and moonlights as collaborative pianist at Dalhousie University’s Fountain School of Performing Arts. She appears regularly in performances by Opera Nova Scotia, Halifax Summer Opera Festival, and the Nova Scotia Choral Federation.

Jenny Hasselman

Jenny Hasselman

Business & Communications Manager

Jenny is so proud to be a part of the Aeolian Singers team. First and foremost, she is a fan of the choir and is very excited to be representing such an incredible group of singers.

Board of Directors

Co-President
Candice Campbell
Co-President
Krystal Yorke
Vice-President
vacant
Past President
Lara Dempster
Secretary
Molly Merriman
Treasurer
Krystal Yorke
Membership Coordinator
Karen Williams
Library Chair
Bep Demings Mattern
Wardrobe Chair
Sherryl Patton
Fundraising Chair
Helen Cooper
Artistic Director
Heather Fraser (ex-officio)
Assistant Director
Joanne Slack (ex-officio)
Business Manager
Jenny Hasselman (ex-officio)

Our Singers

Soprano 1

Sherryl Patton

Bep Demings-Mattern

Hunter Dolomont

Robin Lauriston

Morgandy Levy

Olivia Tulloch

Jaime Woolstencroft

Soprano 2

Pamela Callow

Jana Dempsey

Natasha Drennan

Anne Jackman

Sherri Mellish

Badia Nehme

Nadine Nejati

Joanne Slack

Candace Vieira

Karen Williams

Alto 1

Emma Boardman

Anne Marie Coolen

Susan Crooks

Sarah Dunphy

Raquel Griffin

Melissa Hartery

Jenna Marks

Shauna O’Brien

Sarah Slemko

Stephanie Wood

Alto 2

Candice Campbell

Lara Dempster

Cindy Fahie

Robyn Gale

Maria Halavrezos

Patricia Manuel

Molly Merriman

Holly Morrison

Krystal Yorke

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