Sought after for her high-energy and passionate emphasis on vocal technique and text, Kelsea McLean is dedicated to her belief in the transformative power of singing in community.
While obtaining her Bachelor of Music from Canadian Mennonite University, she studied with Janet Brenneman who profoundly influenced her practice and decision to continue in the field of music education. Kelsea obtained her Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan, and subsequently completed her Masters of Education with a focus in Music Education at Acadia University under the mentorship of Dale Lonis and Ardith Haley. She also studied conducting privately with Jim Sparks.
She serves as Artistic Director for Sirens and Harmonia Girls’ Choir and is also the conductor of the prestigious Under the Spire Festival Chorus. Additionally, she has had the privilege of providing choral clinics for programs such as Music Monday and the PEI Junior Honour Choir and has adjudicated for the Atlantic Festival of Music in Halifax. Choral by night and concert band by day, she teaches instrumental music at Montague Intermediate School.