Ms. Paula DeWit is a well known musician and conductor with a great interest in the artistic direction of both choirs and orchestras. She has excelled with the support and encouragement of her friends, family and fellow musicians.
After studying music at Queens University and the Canadian Forces School of Music, Paula played trumpet for the Canadian Forces for 11 years. During her tenure she was featured regularly as a vocal soloist. She performed extensively throughout Canada, the USA, Belgium, France and Germany.
Ms. DeWit has prepared both the orchestra and chorus to perform beloved opera choruses and great choral masterpieces, including Mozart’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Handel’s Messiah and Handel’s Dixit Dominus, as well as excerpts from, Haydn’s Creation and Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium & Mass in B Minor.
After obtaining her conducting credentials at Capilano University, Paula continues to enrich her conducting through international workshops in Canada and the United States.
Paula is committed to the pursuit of fine detail in the making of great music, and is dedicated to inspire each of her singers and instrumentalists to a high standard of excellence.
Ms. DeWit is a Heinz Unger Award Nominee, a proud Rotarian, and an Honorary Paul Harris Fellow.
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