Theresa Clarke

Last updated: February 27, 2023

A native of Ottawa, Theresa holds Baccalaureate of Music and Bachelor of Education degrees from the University of Ottawa and has served Ottawa’s musical community for over forty years as a Musical Director, Pianist, Organist, and Collaborative Pianist. Theresa served as Pianist (2002-2022) for the Ottawa Bach Choir and, with the choir, was awarded a JUNO Award for Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral (2020). Selected playing and directing credits include serving the Atlantic Voices Choir (The Newfoundland and Labrador Choir of Ottawa), the Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus, the Canadian Centennial Choir, The School of Dance, the Ottawa School of Speech and Drama (Musical Theatre), the Savoy Society of Ottawa, GOYA Theatre Productions, and Maple Leaf Theatre Productions amongst many other Ottawa ensembles. Theresa has served Emmanuel United Church (Ottawa) as Organist/Pianist since 2004 adding her current role of Leader of Music Ministry in 2012. Theresa teaches Music at Sacred Heart Catholic High School, Ottawa where she is the Curriculum Leader for Arts & Religion and the founding Artistic Director of the Sacred Arts Performance Program focusing on Choral and Instrumental development for young artists.