Christina is a well known singer and director in the West Kootenays. Kootenay Voice Academy is a new venture launched in 2019 to bring quality instruction in both Voice and Speech Arts to the area, however Christina has been highly active with arts in the West Kootenays for many years through her direction of the Twin Rivers Community Choir, the Castlegar Community Children's Choir and singing with our local iconic swing band, the SwingSations! She is a seasoned recital performer and frequently collaborates with other local musicians.
Christina's background includes a BMUS in Voice Performance from University of Toronto, and she is certified in both Voice and Speech Arts through the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM). Christina has worked as a professional singer, director and teacher - primarily in Calgary Alberta under the studio's former name - The Nolan Studio of Vocal Arts - where she trained many wonderful students from 2000 - 2007). Christina is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the BC Registered Music Teachers Association (BCRMTA). Christina is a proud former member of the Alberta Registered Speech Arts Association and Associate of the Mount Royal College Conservatory Speech Arts faculty (2005-2007).