' Unique and Colourful Music Education'
The Painted Piano
Music Studio -- Sooke, B.C.
© Kathy Russell 2018
Kathy has had the opportunity to collaborate with some of British Columbia's finest musical talent.
She is well versed in woodwind, brass, string, and particularly vocal repertoire. She has performed extensively in Western Canada, including work with prize winning artists at the
national and provincial music festival level.
Kathy is available to collaborate on repertoire for
concerts, auditions, exams, and competitions.
Kathy has also discovered a great love for choral music.
In the past decade on Vancouver Island she has accompanied for choral groups including:
Victoria's District 61 Youth Honour Choir,
The Arion Male Voice Choir, The Crystal Singers,
The UVIC Lieder Singers, The Camosun Choristers,
The Ekoos ensemble, The Sooke Community Choir,
The Sooke Philharmonic Chorus, and most recently
The Avalon Singers.
While accompanying for Youth Choir 61 Kathy has performed with famed Canadian rocker
Bill Henderson (of ‘Chilliwack’) in a choral event at
Uvic’s Farquar Auditorium, for Premiere Gordon Cambell at the B.C. Legislature, for Lieutenant Governors
Steven Point and Iona Campagnolo
at Victoria’s Government House, and
at the International Choral Kathaumixw
in Powell River, B.C.
In May of 2015, the BC Choral Federation awarded Kathy
the 'Joyce O. Maguire Award' for outstanding long term service as a choral accompanist.