Training Choir Accompanist

Teresa van den Boogaard is an Associate of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, and relishes all opportunities to promote the pipe organ.  In addition to her career as a soloist, Teresa specializes in working with singers, as a coach-accompanist on piano and organ, choral director, arranger-composer, and teacher of musicianship skills.  Teresa has performed as an organist with over twenty different Ottawa-area choirs, including the Cantata Singers of Ottawa, Ottawa Choral Society and Seventeen Voyces, and has held positions at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Notre Dame Cathedral-Basilica, First Church of Christ Scientist and Dominion-Chalmers United Church. Teresa’s teaching philosophy incorporates detailed technical rigour with creative exploration in multiple disciplines, encouraging inquisitive, well-rounded, joyful and confident musicians.  Teresa is pleased to bring this vision to the music education team, as accompanist for the Cantiamo Training Choir.