Revv52, Music that sings!

A Cast from all walks of life!

What do we bring to Revv52?

Every Revv52 singer is different – we all come from different backgrounds, occupations, musical histories, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.  We are shopkeepers, executives, educators, lawyers, entrepreneurs, financial managers – you name it.  But above all, we are musicians who respect music and the songwriters who write and arrange for us.

Click on the tabs below to see the Cast in their sections; or, click on the photo to learn a little more about “what we bring to Revv52″.

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Barb Fabijan-Waddell

Barb Fabijan-Waddell

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Aside from cookies, brownies, cheese, crackers, veggies, work ethic, and an unwavering belief in the power of music to build community, change lives and nourish souls, I have been bringing my dark alto2 voice along to anchor one of back rows of the Revv52 lineup for over 20 years!

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Betti White

Betti White

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring my appreciation of harmony and my love of swagger. Huzzah!

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Brett Sieben

Brett Sieben

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring an appreciation for the old works and a passion for the new tunes. I’ve been singing since I was only 8 years old and have loved it ever since. I’m always excited to perform and can’t wait to see what we’re going to do next!

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Brian Farrell

Brian Farrell

Artistic Director

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I love the process of seeing an idea happen – from the early audition process with new singers, choosing and arranging of songs, the story and script, going deep making adjustments and rehearsing, then adding the lights, the sound and sharing our music live with an audience. I bring a huge passion for embracing the Revv52 experience!

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Brian Lalonde

Brian Lalonde

Baritone/Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I was raised in a musical family and music has always been special to me and who I am. I started being involved in singing only later in life and have truly found a passion that I hope makes others feel just as good as it makes me feel.

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Carolynne Ward

Carolynne Ward

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring encouragement, commitment, a positive energy and my dance moves are snazzy too! Encouragement because I try to recognize great work and support my fellow Revv’sters.  Commitment because I attend rehearsals and really know my parts. A positive energy because let’s face it: singing with this group is exhilarating, and positive energy is a natural product. Dance moves? You’ll just have to come check them out at our next show!

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Claire Wilkes

Claire Wilkes

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Aside from the odd mishap of laryngitis during the shows, or waiting until it’s filming time to get my heel stuck in the stage during my solo, I think I bring lots of energy, fun, passion and humour to the group!

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Cort Delano

Cort Delano

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve never met an audience I didn’t like!  I help my fellow Revv52 members get a song’s message to the audience through expression and creativity.  I also bring a unique voice to the group which brings a new ring to the familiar songs we do.

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Dan Duguay

Dan Duguay

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve been singing with Revv52 since 2005. Although the group has gone through many changes in that time, it has always kept my interest because it is about the music and I love the community that flows through it. When I’m not singing with Revv52, I’m busy being a husband and father of two children. I also sing and play music for a living as Dan the One Man Band.

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Dave Kletke

Dave Kletke

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve sung for years in a professional a-cappella group and bring a long love of singing to Revv52.  I enjoy helping the group with organizing arrangements, and bringing corporate sponsorship for Revv52′s printing needs with my company Oil City Press.

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David Birnie

David Birnie

Baritone/Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I work hard to support our group’s concept of ‘the whole being more than the sum of the parts’ and to ‘create something unique and stylistically genuine’. I enjoy learning and working within our sections to get it right and make it fit to compliment the group.

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David McGregor

David McGregor

Baritone-Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

A love of music and choirs around the world; a pile of languages; and as a business consultant, I’m keen on the strategy issues Revv52′s success is creating.

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Donna Willson

Donna Willson

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a lifelong passion for performing music in ensemble. This group of singers really inspires me as we work through the scores together. Adding my voice to the diversity and creativity of this amazing group is such a privilege!

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Emma Lovino

Emma Lovino

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a commitment to be my best, openness to learn from the other talented members of the group, and a love for singing. I also bring my music, a pencil, water and a healthy snack to keep me going… that’s the Health Coach in me!  ;)

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Gavin Logan

Gavin Logan

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’m a singer passionate about all styles of music—all I need are interesting melodies and intelligent, storytelling lyrics!  I’m an English teacher, musical theatre aficionado, and I love music!  I bring a passion for perfection, for interesting performances and performers, and a desire for others to enjoy the music!

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Gillian Caldwell

Gillian Caldwell

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I love to sing! For me it`s an expression of joy and I hope the audience can feel that too.  So my contribution includes joy, love and some positive vibrations :)

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Heather Cole

Heather Cole

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a big bold smile to the stage! It’s impossible not to grin when I’m surrounded by a great group of people all doing what we love together.

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Ian McKay

Ian McKay

Baritone/Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve been singing and playing in a number of different styles of popular music for most of my life, and still love doing it! I also bring a huge amount of music trivia along with me to help the group understand the insides of the music.

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Jacquie Shand

Jacquie Shand

Alto and Honorary Life Member

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring an incredible love for music and an enthusiastic personality at the rehearsals.  I have a wealth of information stored in my brain from nearly 40 years with the group and my musical background.  I love singing with my Revv52 family!

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Janet Boswell

Janet Boswell

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

After a long hiatus to raise a family, I now sing with Revv52 and I’ve re-ignited my chops!  I love the energy, passion and commitment to excellence from all of the members of Revv52, and it’s fun to sing with such a great group of people!

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Janice Boulet

Janice Boulet

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Loads of enthusiasm – there’s no greater joy than singing with Revv52; lots of love – what a wonderful family to be a part of; a little piece of Britain – you can take the girl out of London but you can never take London out of the girl!

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Jennele Coulson

Jennele Coulson

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Music has an important place in every part of my life; career, family, and in my free time. I have a song for everything! I love being a part of Revv as it gives me an outlet to grow and challenge myself as a group member and as a soloist. I come every week committed and excited to learn and I contribute to the supportive atmosphere created by all of my amazing friends.

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Jennifer Matthias

Jennifer Matthias

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve been involved with musical theatre and singing all of my life, and I bring a unique understanding of visual flair that helps pull a show together – from wardrobe to lighting, how the group looks onstage, and how we move together. But mostly I bring a big smile, lots of energy and positive vibes – and an insistence that one day we’ll be doing a full Musical Theatre show!

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Jennifer Robertson

Jennifer Robertson

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring an appreciation for the inspiring community of Revv52 performers, gratitude for the warm welcome I have received as a new member, and hopefully a correct harmony or two come performance time, although I make no promises for my dancing!

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Joe Moreau

Joe Moreau

Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve been playing the piano and singing since I was 7 years old, usually with an intent to entertain my family and my friends. Revv52 can count on me when they need me – on stage, at rehearsal, or otherwise.

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John Nairn

John Nairn

Stage Manager

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I enjoy the big sounds and harmonies of Revv52, and provide technical direction and support for their shows.  When things start to drag and the group starts to wander, I also bring a cop-like attitude to keep things rolling along!

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John Wiest

John Wiest

Baritone/Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring an intense love of music, a versatile range of musical skills, and a fair assortment of hats.

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Jory Rusnak

Jory Rusnak

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

A pencil and water bottle is a good start! But most importantly, 15 years of performing experience and a quirky sense of humor. I feel right at home with Revv52 and couldn’t ask for a more engaging musical adventure. The girls are pretty cute too!

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Kate Heney

Kate Heney

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I see my involvement in Revv as a symbiotic relationship. What it brings to me is joy, community, and focus. I toss my passion for performing, loving spirit, and wacky enthusiasm back into Revv, and the beat goes on and on and on….

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Kate Pierson

Kate Pierson

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

With Revv52 I get to be seen AND heard! I bring my brash, engaging, delightful, peculiar self.  I get to find my place in the midst of the brilliant sound, communicate whatever is called for, and share with the listener our common humanity told in the lyrics and melody of our songs. I will bring all of this again for many seasons and performances to come!

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Kim Bercsenyi

Kim Bercsenyi

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I began singing and playing the keyboard when I was seven years old and I could not imagine my life without music. I bring to Revv my passion for performing and my love of entertaining an audience.

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Kit Johnson

Kit Johnson

Music Director / Bass Player

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring 40 years as a professional musician along with my love of music and performance. Playing and arranging for Revv52 have been wonderful experiences for me. I love the joyful spirit I see and hear in each and every member.

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Kitty Bosch

Kitty Bosch

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I have a great appreciation for many musical genres…except for maybe alternative punk rap! Although classically trained, I bring to Revv52 a willingness to put myself out there and try new things. It is also my mission to prove that grey hair is sexy, and older chicks can still rock it !!

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Lisa Cuthill

Lisa Cuthill

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

The energy of performing makes my soul soar. I bring musicality, an engaging presence and an eagerness to learn.  I’m excited to be a part of this very talented group.

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Lisa Rouleau

Lisa Rouleau

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I love Revv52 so I keep bringing people along! Every year my raving about all the fun we’re having convinces friends and family to join (for 4 years my family has volunteered, and this year my daughter is singing with us). So not only is Revv my family– my family is in Revv :-)

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Mallorie Miller

Mallorie Miller

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I have a passion and love for music and try to bring it into every aspect of my daily life. Coming from a background in classical music and show choir helps with precision and performance.  Also, I like to throw in a flash hand here and there!

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Mariya Soetaert

Mariya Soetaert

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a unique perspective to Revv52 not only as a singer, but also as a songwriter that loves telling stories through music.  I like to think my dancing is more endearing than awkward and that my positive attitude on and off stage is my biggest contribution.

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Meghan Keating

Meghan Keating

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Having sung in the Refiner’s choir in Saskatoon, as well as participating in several musical theatre productions, I am passionate about music and I have a great love of performing! I bring that passion and excitement to Revv52 and hope the audience picks up on that!

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Michael Birnie

Michael Birnie

Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring years of choral singing and musical experience, some financial acumen to help Revv52 pay the bills, a big grin when I arrive at rehearsal, and a love for entertaining our audience.

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Mike Smoroden

Mike Smoroden

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring passion and patience to this group of great singers!  I’ve been singing since I was in high school, and I’ve progressed from vocal jazz to busking to singing in a rock ‘n roll band.  I’m very proud to be part of this amazing group of people.

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Murray Ord

Murray Ord

Executive Producer

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve helped move Revv52 from a vibrant choral singing group to being a major Live Show & Entertainment Production with Art Direction, Sets, Lighting & Wardrobe Design accompanied by Staging and Choreography.

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Nicolai Drost

Nicolai Drost

Musician / Drums

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I really enjoy listening to the different vibes that come out of Revv52.  It gives me a chance to explore musically with my drums, tying in the wide variety of vocals from the group and keeping that balance just right.

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Pam Minkevics

Pam Minkevics

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Music has been a major part of my entire life but the learning process provided by REVV52 strengthens my desire to achieve, perfect and perform. My goal for every show is to share the exhilarating effect of music that I feel with the audience.

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Peita Luti

Peita Luti

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring years of professional management expertise, a serious passion for many forms of music, a knack for singing the harmony notes just right, and a smile from ear to ear when it’s needed the most.

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Phil Baker

Phil Baker

Baritone/Bass

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Music infuses emotion and purpose to my day.  My focus and energy, developed from a life long pursuit of martial arts, allows me to “plug in” to the group and help drive the Revv52 machine.   Revv52’s passion, the humanness, and the camaraderie within our group keeps me here.

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Rita Aggarwala

Rita Aggarwala

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I can’t stop moving to the beat! I bring rhythm and groove to our performances, energy and commitment to all of our rehearsals, and a huge passion for learning and performing.

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Robbi Jones

Robbi Jones

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

As a new member, I hope I bring more than volume to Revv52!  I spent more than a quarter century fronting local bands, and bring fearless enthusiasm, reckless abandon, and hopefully a little levity to a group that I truly feel has a little bit of everything. Can’t wait to perform with this dynamic cast of characters!

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Robin Huber

Robin Huber

Alto

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a passion for music to Revv52!!  I love the weekly rehearsal & connecting artistically with a great group of friends.  It’s a melting pot of people of all different ages from varied backgrounds and life experiences working together toward the common goal of making wonderful music together!

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Robyn Hauck

Robyn Hauck

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring a pencil, water, sheet music, laughter, my laptop & cell phone (so I can do a real estate deal on our breaks) and other than that I feel it’s mostly one-sided: Revv52 has given to me far more than I could ever bring to it!

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Steve Pineo

Steve Pineo

Musician / Guitar Player

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve been arranging and playing with Revv52 for over 10 years, and I bring an understanding of the balance of the group and knowledge of the voices so I can tune my arrangements to their strengths.  It’s a lot of fun performing with them and being part of something so unique in Canada.

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Stuart Quinn

Stuart Quinn

Tenor

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I’ve sung in a rock ‘n roll band for the last few years and I look forward to bringing some of my chops to Revv52.  I’m excited to be involved as I love harmony singing and performing.

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Teresa Boughen

Teresa Boughen

Soprano

What do you
bring to Revv52?

Music and singing are like necessities of life for me.  I have always been surrounded by music and have always loved singing.  I enjoy many genres of music and I think that my diversity in musical taste is an asset in exploring, learning and performing music with this amazing group.  And, as one of only two veterinarians in the group, sometimes I even bring my dog!

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Trevor Waters

Trevor Waters

Keyboard Player

What do you
bring to Revv52?

I bring my piano, music stand and amp to Revv52! Playing as Revv52’s rehearsal pianist and Musical Director helps me help the singers be the best they can be (and my metronome helps me keep time too)!

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