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 Conductor

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.

Ria Kim

Ria Kim

Pianist

Ria Kim (she, her) is a pianist originally from Korea and currently teaching at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts and collaborating at Dalhousie University. She received her education at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts with Oxana Zotova at the Fountain School of Performing Arts (Dalhousie University) with Lynn Stodola, Peter Allen and at the Manhattan School of Music with Daniel Epstein where she earned her MMus.

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.

Laurie Diver

Laurie Diver

Marketing Manager

After attending the 2022 and Spring 2023 performances of the Aeolian Singers, Laurie knew she wanted to be a part of this incredible group and was excited to learn that the choir was in need of a Marketing Manager.

Board of Directors

President
Candace Vieira
Past President
Candice Campbell
Vice President
Krystal Yorke
Treasurer
Natasha Drennan
Secretary
Anne Marie Coolen
Membership Coordinator
JoAnne Akerboom
Fundraising
Stephanie Wood
Librarian
Bep Demings Mattern
Wardrobe
Jana Dempsey
Member at Large
Anne Jackman
Artistic Director
Heather Fraser (ex-officio)
Assistant Director
Joanne Slack (ex-officio)
Business Manager
Jenny Hasselman (ex-officio)

Our Singers

Soprano 1

Pamela Callow

Bep Demings-Mattern

Hunter Dolomont

Camila Fischer

Hayley Giles

Caroline Malczuk

Heidi Maxner

Sherryl Patton

Olivia Tulloch

Jaime Woolstencroft

Soprano 2

Joanne Akerboom

Leah Boulos

Helen Cooper

Jana Dempsey

Andrea Jeffrey

Kendall Jones

Morgandy Levy

Sherri Mellish

Joanne Slack

Candace Vieira

Karen Williams

Alto 1

Emma Boardman

Jordyn Bochon

Anne Marie Coolen

Sue Crooks

Natasha Drennan

Erin Gaudet

Raquel Griffin

Melissa Hartery

Anne Jackman

Robin Lauriston

Annie MacLeod

Alto 2

Candice Campbell

Lara Dempster

Cindy Fahie

Robyn Gale

Anna MacLean

Rebecca Mader

Patricia Manuel

Jenny Trites

Stephanie Wood

Krystal Yorke

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There’s rarely a song in our repertoire that I don’t love singing.

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