Libby Donald

Libby was born and raised is Australia where she began her musical training at a young age. She holds a Diploma of Music Performance from the Canberra Institute of Technology and a Degree in Music Performance (Voice) from The Australian National University.  On completing her degree she moved to Vancouver Canada.

Beginning with piano and then flute she joined her school band playing first flute and was elected Band Leader by her teacher and peers.  With this she joined her school Choir and found her passion for voice.

Libby has a passion for teaching music for young people.  She believes in a well-rounded music education including technique, theory, ear training, sight reading and well balanced repertoire. This is a philosophy she applies to both the Children’s Ensemble and her private voice students.  She has attended Colourstrings training in Edinburgh, Scotland and intends, over time to complete her CS Kindergarten teacher training (you will also see her assisting in the Colourstrings early years classes at the VSO School).

She accepts students of all ages, hoping to help each find a love and appreciation for music and their own voice.  Students are encouraged to perform locally in concerts, festivals and any other opportunities.

Libby has studied voice with Bel Canto teacher David Reedy, studied acting with Bobby Farquhar at the National Acting School and at Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Art.  She is actively involved in Opera, musical theatre and as a wedding performer.

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