Vocal/Choirs – George Roberts

George Roberts is a graduate of the School of Music UBC and the Vancouver Academy of Music where he was privileged to study under Phyllis Mailing. A member of the Vancouver Chamber Choir, he is a frequent soloist in concert and on recordings. He has adjudicated music festivals from Victoria to Winnipeg, and has facilitated choral workshops throughout BC. His solo career has included engagements with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Vancouver, Festival Vancouver, Trinity Western University, the Vancouver Symphony, and many community organizations in the Lower Mainland. For 25 summers, George has been the vocal instructor at the West Coast Family Music Festival, offering group instruction in vocal technique, song interpretation and diction for singers. He is an instructor in the Music Department at Capilano University, North Vancouver and the Co-ordinator of Music at Highlands United Church, North Vancouver. The Highlands Youth Choir were musical guests of First United Church in May 2018. He occasionally presents solo recitals and is highly regarded for his ease of production and expressive singing.  Originally from Enderby, Geordie makes his home in North Vancouver with his wife, Frances, and sons, Aidan and Garreth and Liam, no longer all sopranos.