Our Professionals

Artistic Director Liana Savard
Artistic Director
Liana Savard

Liana has been an active director, educator and performer of music for the past 16 years.

Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in jazz studies from North Vancouver’s Capilano College in 2000, Liana went on to obtain her Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 2002.

Liana is currently Artistic Director of the Vancouver Orpheus Male Voice Choir and has a thriving vocal studio at the Langley Community Music School.



Accompanist Barry Yamanouchi
Barry Yamanouchi

As accompanist for the Vancouver Orpheus Male Voice Choir since 1994, Barry has been an integral part of the choir’s growth and musical development.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Music from UBC and a Masters degree in music from McGill University with a major in sound recording.

He primarily works as an accompanist playing for many choirs which include the Coastal Sound Music Academy Chamber Choir, the North Shore Chorus, and the Vivaldi Chamber Choir.

He is a past music director at Cliff Avenue United Church and is a piano and theory teacher.


Assistant Conductor
Luke McAndless-Davis

Luke is an emerging conductor and choral musician in his final year of the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education program at the University of British Columbia. Luke has had the privilege of singing in some of Canada’s premiere ensembles including The Coastal Sound Youth Choir, The UBC University Singers, and The Vancouver Youth Choir. 2017/2018 is Luke’s first season as assistant conductor for the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir under the mentorship of Liana Savard.