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
Accompanist
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 music educator. A graduate of the Music Education Program at the University of British Columbia, Luke teaches choir and performing arts at Mulgrave, the International School of Vancouver. Luke has had the privilege of singing and conducting in cathedrals in Prague, London and Dublin; in Carnegie Hall in New York, and most recently at J.S. Bach’s church in Leipzig, Germany. This is Luke’s second season as assistant conductor of the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir.