Congratulations to Linda Beaupré!
Founding artistic director and conductor, Linda Beaupré, nurtured and developed the choir for 22 years, from 1991 until her retirement in June 2013, establishing Guelph Youth Singers as a high-profile representative of the City of Guelph in the field of choral music. See news below!
Choirs Ontario News
Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt and Linda Beaupré receive 2018 Presidents Leadership Award
Choirs Ontario is proud to present this year’s award to Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt and Linda Beaupré in recognition of their remarkable contribution to the promotion and advancement of choral music in the province. The jury panel commended recipients’ outstanding impact on choral education and larger arts community in this province.
Linda Beaupré, through her amazing career, has changed the lives of thousands of young singers through her two exceptional organizations, The Bach Children’s Chorus/Bach Chamber Youth Choir and the Guelph Youth Singers. With her joyous approach to music making, and her unstinting dedication to excellence, Linda Beaupré is truly one of the foremost conductors in this country.
Ms. Beaupré is a musical force of nature who exemplifies the very best of humanity. Through her inspired leadership in her exemplary career, and with her excellence, inspiration, vision and artistry, her dedication and integrity, she has made a truly positive difference in Ontario and the world to thousands of children, creating and nourishing, over 30 years, organizations that count themselves among the very best internationally. Linda’s outstanding career as a conductor, educator, adjudicator, arranger, author and editor has positively inspired thousands of children and children’s choir conductors in Ontario and internationally.
Read the full story: https://choirsontario.org/2018/10/dr-hilary-apfelstadt-and-linda-beaupre-receive-2018-presidents-leadership-award/