Children's Choir Conductor
Andrea deBoer-Jones (better known to her singers as Mrs. DJ) is an active music educator, choral clinician, choral and voice adjudicator, and musician. Over the past 15 years she has been the director of vocal music in several private schools across Ontario and Quebec. She has led choirs on stage at Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto; Centre in the Square, Kitchener; and River Run Centre, Guelph and travelled with choirs to Canadian, European and US destinations. Currently, Andrea is the Choral Director at St. John’s Kilmarnock School in Breslau, and in her 11th season with the Grand Philharmonic Children’s Choir.
Mrs. DJ adjudicates across Canada for voice, choirs, and speech arts. As a vocal musician, she has performed and toured with the Elora Festival Singers. A passionate music educator, Mrs. DJ has conducted workshops for both the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and the Ontario Music Educator’s Association (OMEA) for teachers additional qualifications courses and general classroom teachers teaching music. She holds specialist degrees in music for both elementary and secondary levels and has been a frequent clinician for choral programs in the private sector.