Bev Reimer, President   Beverly Reimer graduated with a music degree from Briercrest Bible College, continuing studies at the University of Manitoba with Dr. Leonard Isaacs and Henry Engbrecht. She has also taught, recorded, directed, composed, and arranged music. Having accompanied extensively across Western Canada, Bev  now accompanies several local string and dance studios, a community choir and plays full time at the Post Hotel in Lake Louise.

Bev Reimer, President

Beverly Reimer graduated with a music degree from Briercrest Bible College, continuing studies at the University of Manitoba with Dr. Leonard Isaacs and Henry Engbrecht. She has also taught, recorded, directed, composed, and arranged music. Having accompanied extensively across Western Canada, Bev  now accompanies several local string and dance studios, a community choir and plays full time at the Post Hotel in Lake Louise.

  Ronelle Schaufele, Secretary   Canadian violist Ronelle Schaufele is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral musician who performs frequently throughout Western Canada as well as performances in Cuba, Brazil, United States, New Zealand, and Europe. In addition she has served as principal violist of the Urban Village Chamber Orchestra, and is currently assistant principal violist in the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra.  An active instructor, Ronelle is currently on faculty at the Amici String Program and teaches privately in the Bow Valley where she makes her home.

Ronelle Schaufele, Secretary

Canadian violist Ronelle Schaufele is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral musician who performs frequently throughout Western Canada as well as performances in Cuba, Brazil, United States, New Zealand, and Europe. In addition she has served as principal violist of the Urban Village Chamber Orchestra, and is currently assistant principal violist in the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra.  An active instructor, Ronelle is currently on faculty at the Amici String Program and teaches privately in the Bow Valley where she makes her home.

  Jeremy Elbourne, Treasurer   Jeremy is the inaugural Executive Director of artsPlace, Canmore's community arts centre. Passionate about all forms of music and an active choral musician, he has worked as a professional arts administrator since graduating from York University's Schulich School of Business in 1989 with an MBA in Arts and Media Administration. Prior to moving to Canmore in January 2015 he spent over 17 years as Director of Marketing at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto where his responsibilities included overseeing the company's education  and outreach programs. 

Jeremy Elbourne, Treasurer

Jeremy is the inaugural Executive Director of artsPlace, Canmore's community arts centre. Passionate about all forms of music and an active choral musician, he has worked as a professional arts administrator since graduating from York University's Schulich School of Business in 1989 with an MBA in Arts and Media Administration. Prior to moving to Canmore in January 2015 he spent over 17 years as Director of Marketing at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto where his responsibilities included overseeing the company's education  and outreach programs. 

 
  Breanna Temple   Soprano Breanna Temple is an active musician and voice teacher residing in Canmore, Alberta.  She has performed many operatic roles and in concerts across Canada and Europe, including Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Countess Ceprano (Rigoletto), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), and many others. She is the recipient of several awards, including an encouragement award from the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Breanna holds a Master's degree in music from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Lethbridge.  Breanna loves to teach and maintains a private voice studio in Canmore where she works with a wide range of students including artists in residence at the Banff Centre, local musicians, student teachers, and kids with special needs.

Breanna Temple

Soprano Breanna Temple is an active musician and voice teacher residing in Canmore, Alberta.  She has performed many operatic roles and in concerts across Canada and Europe, including Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Countess Ceprano (Rigoletto), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), and many others. She is the recipient of several awards, including an encouragement award from the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Breanna holds a Master's degree in music from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Lethbridge.  Breanna loves to teach and maintains a private voice studio in Canmore where she works with a wide range of students including artists in residence at the Banff Centre, local musicians, student teachers, and kids with special needs.

  Michelle Todd   Award-inning soprano and actress Michelle Todd has been performing on prestigious international stages throughout her career. From leading theatre roles in London’s West End & Canada’s Shaw festival to plays and classical concerts of art song, oratorio and musical theatre in North America, Europe, India, United Arab Emirates, and Taiwan. Locally she has been soloist with all of Calgary’s leading ensembles including numerous appearances with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. In demand as a teacher and vocal coach, she has maintained a private voice studio in the Bow Valley for 25 years and has taught at Mount Royal University. www.michelletoddsoprano.com

Michelle Todd

Award-inning soprano and actress Michelle Todd has been performing on prestigious international stages throughout her career. From leading theatre roles in London’s West End & Canada’s Shaw festival to plays and classical concerts of art song, oratorio and musical theatre in North America, Europe, India, United Arab Emirates, and Taiwan. Locally she has been soloist with all of Calgary’s leading ensembles including numerous appearances with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. In demand as a teacher and vocal coach, she has maintained a private voice studio in the Bow Valley for 25 years and has taught at Mount Royal University. www.michelletoddsoprano.com