Director - 2019
Dr. Margot Rejskind is our 2019 director - she is an active conductor, performer, and teacher, and has directed choirs of all kinds, from beginner to professional, in both Canada and the United States.
Dr. Rejskind is a native of Montreal, where she completed her degree in Voice Performance at Concordia University. She earned her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Choral Conducting and Vocal Pedagogy from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign. Dr. Rejskind served as the Director of Choirs for the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto from 2006 to 2013, and her former students have gone on to perform at the highest levels in opera, orchestral, and popular music.
Dr. Rejskind joined Summerside Community Choir in 2013. She is also the founding artistic director of Forte Men’s Choir, and of Luminos Ensemble, a professional mixed choir based in Charlottetown. In addition to her choral work, Dr. Rejskind maintains a busy private studio teaching voice, ear training, and conducting; and serves on the faculty of the Music Department at UPEI.