Ann-Marie MacDairmid, Choral Instructor

Ann-Marie MacDairmid – BMus, MMus is a native of Thornbury, Ontario. She studied music at Wilfrid Laurier University and The University of Western Ontario.

Ann-Marie is the Director/Accompanist for the Shoreline Chorus in Owen Sound. Shoreline is celebrating their 20th anniversary in the 2018/2019 season.

She serves as assistant organist at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Kitchener. She is the accompanist for the Grand River Chorus in Brantford and she is the director/accompanist of the Apple Valley Youth Chorus in Thornbury.

As well as being an organist, she is an accomplished pianist, percussionist and choral conductor working in a wide variety of musical genres including Baroque, Classical, Spiritual, Gospel, Big Band, Jazz and Blues, Folk, African, Broadway, Movie and Canadian music.

Musical projects become new programs as Ann-Marie directs the Queen Street Singers in Kitchener and teaches piano/organ lessons locally. She freelances as a piano accompanist and organist throughout Southern Ontario.