Conductor, Educator, Singer

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Allison Girvan’s music career has seen experience as a professional singer, arranger, and director. She has been a featured soloist on recordings and in performance with ensembles including musica intima, Elektra Women’s Choir, The Vancouver Chamber Choir, the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and a vocalist for studio sessions for radio, T.V., and feature film. In 1993, Allison met Canadian Celtic Tenor, John McDermott and began a music relationship that has seen her involvement in several recordings, international tours, and the PBS special, “A Time to Remember”. Her recent stage roles include Polly Peachum in the “Three Penny Opera”, Julie in “Showboat”, Cinderella in “Into the Woods”, Hansel in “Hansel and Gretel” and the Beggar Woman in “Sweeney Todd”.