Parry Sound Singers
Our Director - Len Ballantine is a graduate of the U of T's Faculty of Music where he studied composition, piano and choral direction. Throughout his career, Len has travelled widely, gaining an international reputation as a choral and brass specialist. His works have been performed and recorded by some of the world's finest ensembles, including the King's Singers, the Elmer Iseler Singers, the Yorkshire Building Society (brass band) as well as the Salvation Army's International Staff Band and Songsters. Len has also worked professionally in music theatre and enjoys a diverse affection for music of all genres. From their home on the Narrows in Seguin, Ontario, Len and his wife Heather manage a website called LenBallantine.com which allows them to continue resourcing and encouraging musicians, singers and leaders throughout the world.
Our Accompanist - Theresa Beninger joined the chorus as accompanist in January, 2015. Previously she accompanied WomEnchant, a feminist choir in Grimsby, Ontario. She is also a musical director with Seguin Pioneer United Church. Theresa currently teaches piano in Orrville.