Meet Choral Canada’s New Staff
Choral Canada is pleased to announce the addition of two staff members to their team, Hilary Knox as General Manager, and Dianna Alteen as the Programs and Office Assistant.
Hilary Knox comes to Choral Canada directly from her role as General Manager of the Health Arts Society of Ontario, working with Artistic Director Jeanne Lamon. She left her previous career as a classical singer, based in London, UK, to move back to Canada to raise her family, at which point she took on the management firm of Gossage Artists Management for several years. Hilary holds a Master of Music (Perf) at Mannes College the New School for Music (NYC) and a Bachelor of Music (Perf) at the University of Toronto. Hilary also completed the Arts Administration and Cultural Management post-graduate program at Humber College in Toronto. Hilary grew up singing in choirs in her native Ottawa ON, including several years in the Ontario Youth Choir, and many choirs in Toronto.
A native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Dianna Alteen recently completed her Bachelor of Music in flute from Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is continuing her studies at Humber College, where she is enrolled in the Arts Administration and Cultural Management post graduate program. During her time at MUN, Dianna assisted with the planning and management of numerous events and festivals at the School of Music, including the Honour Band, StringFest, and Newfound Music Festival. She is a former member of the MUN Chamber and Festival choirs, as well as an original member of the MUNkapeli singers. Dianna is also currently the festival manager for Gros Morne Summer Music, an arts organization based on the west coast of Newfoundland.