Brenda Gatherall is currently on faculty at St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John’s where she teaches classroom/choral music for Grades K-6. Brenda is a graduate of the MUN School of Music and holds undergraduate degrees in Music and Music Education as well as a Master’s degree in Education. She is a founding member of Lady Cove Women’s Choir and a longtime member of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.
Brenda has completed advanced studies in Orff Schulwerk as well as instrumental conducting and has been invited to present at the Pan Canadian Think Tank on Music Education as well as the International Society of Music Education conferences. A very committed supporter of the arts community in NL, Brenda volunteers with the Rotary Music Festival organizing committee as well as The Singing Network and the upcoming national Podium 2018 conference. She has also been a faculty member at the MUN Junior Band Week as a clarinet instructor as well as the Atlantic Canadian Suzuki Institute as a piano accompanist/choral director.
Brenda has a passion for working with children and currently teaches Music for Young Children (MYC) classes as well as private piano, clarinet and music theory lessons.