David Wilson - Vocal Instructor
David Wilson (B.Mus, M.Mus) is a Singer, Conductor, Voice Teacher, Yoga Instructor, and Breath Therapist. In Calgary he served as Artistic Director of the Calgary Renaissance Singers, Debut Opera Society, and SPIRITUS Chamber Choir, winning a 1999 International Contemporary A cappella Recording Award for their CD "Crossing Bridges". In 1999, David received the Alberta Choral Federations' Con Spirito Award, and in 2004, was invited to the Évora Cathedral Music School in Portugal to present his Master's Thesis, "Manuel Cardoso of Portugal". Since moving to Edmonton he has served as Music Director for Vocal Alchemy, the Edmonton Recorder Orchestra, "My Fair Lady", Randy Mueller's "Dream King", "Mikado", and most recently, "RENT". In addition to singing with Edmonton Opera and teaching voice in both Edmonton and Calgary, David is the founder of Body, Breath, & Voice Integrative Therapy; he leads over fifty workshops a year in schools, offices, community centers and hospitals on the use of yoga, breath and voice to develop physical health, vocal strength, and personal confidence, as well as to unleash one's full creative potential. He is currently working on his first book. His website is body-breath-voice.com.