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Allison Girvan


Allison Girvan

Allison Girvan’s music career includes experience as a professional singer, arranger, director, clinician and adjudicator. She has been a featured soloist with ensembles, such as Elektra Women’s Choir, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also been a vocalist for studio sessions for radio, T.V. and feature film.  Allison worked with Canadian Celtic Tenor, John McDermott on recordings, international tours, and the PBS specials, “A Time to Remember” and “Sharing Christmas”.  She now lives in Nelson, B.C. where she continues to record for television and feature film scores. Girvan directs the Nelson Youth Choir Program, including Corazón,­ a 60-voice teen ensemble who have gained a reputation for their world music repertoire and focus on social justice and who were named Nelson’s official cultural ambassadors in 2009.

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