Artistic Director

Kelsea McLean

Kelsea McLean holds a Bachelor of Music from Canadian Mennonite University where 10457666_841796575830990_166614695275224217_oshe studied voice and specialized in choral education; she also graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Education. Kelsea currently serves as chorister and Artistic Director of Sirens, a women’s choir based in Charlottetown. As a recipient of several awards at the local and provincial music festivals, Sirens earned the “Richard W. Cooke Award” at the FCMF National Music Festival, placing first in the Choral Ensemble Class in 2015. That same year, Sirens also received a nomination for Music PEI’s award for Achievement in Classical or Jazz. In 2015, Kelsea founded and began directing Harmonia Girls’ Choir, the first addition to the Sirens’ family of choirs. Sought after for her high-energy and emphasis on vocal technique, she has had the privilege of providing choral clinics for PEI programs such as Music Monday and the PEI Junior Honour Choir. She was also the conductor of the Indian River Festival Chorus as part of the festival’s 2016 and 2017 season and served as adjudicator at the Atlantic Festival of Music in Halifax in 2017. Furthermore, Kelsea teaches instrumental and choral music at Morell Regional High School. Kelsea also enjoys an active solo career, having performed primarily in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and PEI including appearances with the Swift Current Oratorio Choir and Regina Symphony Orchestra, and the Canadian Mennonite University choirs and Mennonite Community Orchestra.