Catherine Glaser-Climie has nurtured and inspired singers of all ages through her acclaimed work for more than thirty years. Choirs under her direction have won national acclaim and regularly perform with Calgary Opera, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, her choirs have been invited to perform at many prestigious events and have toured extensively throughout Canada, the US and Europe. Her choirs have performed twice for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip in Edmonton and in Ottawa.
As Founder/Artistic Director of the Cantaré Children’s Choir in Calgary, she has created a comprehensive curriculum of music instruction for children ages 3 to 18. She also serves as Minister of Music at Lutheran Church of the Cross.
In demand to share her expertise, and known for her captivating warmth and enthusiasm, invitations to appear as adjudicator, lecturer and clinician take Catherine across North America.
Catherine’s leadership has been acknowledged with special awards from Choral Canada, Choir Alberta, the Alberta Kodaly Association and the City of Calgary. She was the recipient of Choir Alberta’s Richard Eaton Award, given for exemplary service to the choral community in Alberta.