Choir Director

Diana de Vries






Choir Director

Diana de Vries

 

Diana is a singer- songwriter and a music educator with more than twenty years’ experience conducting different choirs. She is also Music Director of Cadence Choir, Black Rock  and previously directed the Melbourne Millennium Chorus. Diana holds a Bachelor of Music Performance (Jazz/Improvisation) and has a keen interest in world music, chant and indigenous Australian song. She enjoys working with community singers, bringing out the best in them through encouragement and fun, boosting their strengths and making harmonious sounds and friendly connections along the way. As a singer, Diana has strong a-capella skills and has released six professional recordings with jazz and world folk bands.


 
Accompanist  

Patrice Marshall

Patrice Marshall graduated from Melbourne University with Mus. Bac., Dip. Ed., majoring in piano. She also obtained a Bandmaster's Diploma and enjoyed playing in brass bands.
She worked for many years in secondary education including instrumental teaching and accompanying choirs and musicals. She was also an accompanist for AMEB examinations and for many years, conducted a church choir. Having retired from full time work, Patrice now enjoys accompanying work with choirs.
 
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