Kimberley-Ann Bartczak is quickly establishing herself as a sought after collaborative pianist in the Vancouver area. Born in Montréal, Québec, she is in the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program at Vancouver Opera as a vocal coach and répétiteur. She is also the diction coach at the Vancouver Academy of Music.
A graduate of University of Toronto under the tutelage of Steven Philcox, she has extensive experience with conducting and accompanying choirs, such as the Quebec Youth Choir, the St-Lambert Choral Society, and Mississauga Festival Choir, among others. Recent appearances include guest conductor with I Musici de Montréal Chamber Orchestra, conductor for Ravel’s L’enfant et les Sortilèges at Opera on the Avalon, coach at Neil Semer Vocal Institute in Coesfeld, Germany, and french coach for Bizet’s Carmen at Vancouver Opera. She will be returning to the Young Artist Program for the 2015-2016 season.