CAMMAC - Montreal offers many activities for amateur musicians,
18 January 2015
Bob Bachelor (Director of Lyric Singers), Conductor; piano
A Gershwin Portrait
Chorus SATB and orchestra and piano accompaniment - no instruments
Bob Bachelor received his early musical training at the renowned
St. Michael’s Choir School in Toronto, Ontario, and he continued his musical studies in Montreal and is a graduate of McGill University.
From 1973 to 1990, Bob worked as Musical Director, Pianist and Arranger for more than 40 different musical theatre productions. In 1990, he founded The Lyric Theatre Singers, which have become known as the foremost interpreters of Broadway, jazz, and pop choral music in the Montreal area.
Mr. Bachelor is presently the Artistic Director of The Lyric Theatre. His musical direction has received high praise for such shows as Evita,Fiddler on the Roof, and Guys and Dolls, to name just a few.
In June of 2012, he was the Stage Director for Lyric’s production of the Broadway hit, Curtains. He is considered an expert in the area of Musical Theater, as well as Broadway choral singing.
He has worked at St. George’s School of Montreal where he taught music, and produced and directed their annual musical production. He has also taught music at John Abbott College, and École de musique Vincent-d’Indy, CEGEP level.
For several summers now, he has been one of the principal conductors at the CAMMAC Summer Music Camp at Lake MacDonald in the Laurentians.
Mr. Bachelor has served as a member of the jury for the prestigious CBC/Radio Canada National Chor