Frank Lee, Artistic Director
Frank Lee is the newly appointed artistic director of the Amabilis Singers and looks to continue the excellence and passion of its past directors. He is the choral director at Carson Graham Secondary School, where he has been for the past eight years. Prior to that, he was the choral and instrumental director at Seycove Secondary School in North Vancouver for 17 years. Mr. Lee was also on the faculty at Douglas College, where he directed the chorus. In 2007, an ensemble he directed was honoured with the distinction of Youth Choir of the World at the Kathaumixw International Choral Festival. In 2009 his chorale was named top choir at the Canadian National Choral Festival and had its solo debut concert in 2011 at Carnegie Hall. His vocal jazz ensembles have been featured in Western Canada and Washington State.
Frank received his undergraduate music degree from the University of Victoria, where he studied trombone with Ian McDougall. He recently finished his graduate studies in choral conducting under Dr. Graeme Langager, at the University of British Columbia. He is sought after as a clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor across Canada and Washington State. Frank has served as the chair for the BCMEA Honour Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Kiwanis Vocal Jazz Festival. He is currently on the Canadian Rocky Mountain Music Festival Advisory Committee as well as Musicfest Canada.