A musical theatre aficionado, Lauren has spent time both on stage and in the orchestra pit. Favourite keyboard and direction credits include: “Mamma Mia!” US National Tour (Associate Musical Director), “Next to Normal” at the Tarragon Theatre Toronto (Musical Director), “Wicked” US National Tour (Keyboard Sub), Pops with the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Synth), and musical direction for the Canadian Premiere of “The Wind in the Willows.”

Lauren also toured Japan and South Korea with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra as a vocal soloist for “Disney on Classic: A Magical Night” and starred in The Confidential Music Theatre Project’s production of “Spelling Bee” (Olive).

Passionate about working with community groups and children, Lauren has musical directed with the Toronto Youth Theatre (“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”) and works with local ensembles and soloists in choral and theatre community settings.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Education and an ARCT in vocal performance, and runs a busy piano studio.