Andrea Bertram draws on an extensive music background with more than 30 years of experience in the training and development of professional musicians. Andrea’s teaching philosophy is based on holistic discovery of one’s individual singing potential. Her credits and experience include:
- Being actively involved with the Upper Island Musical Festival for more than 20 years, currently as President.
- Working closely with educators on a gifted-child development program, with certification in Classroom Skills; Behaviour Management; Music, Movement and Motion; and Performance Psychology.
- Auditing and participating in the BC Festival of the Arts for more than 35 years.
- Mother of professional Toronto freelance violinist Aisslinn Nosky.
Andrea has an eclectic background and demonstrated experience in the performance and training of classical, opera, contemporary spiritual, jazz, country, and popular music styles. She is proud to have trained dozens of talented vocal students, many of whom are now successful vocalists, musicians, and teachers in the Performing Arts field.