Music is written for the listener…I hope you find a song just for you.
ALBUMS ‘COLOR OF LIGHT’ & ‘ELEMENTS’
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Surrey BC, Canada
Biography: Lynn Langtry
Lynn is a songwriter singer, a novelist as well as a visual artist.
Lynn is very grateful and feels privileged to have studied voice with Taylore T. Fox (aka Trudy Bluckler Blake); and Tellie Kahara. Thank you.
As a music teacher, Lynn has had the privilege and delight teaching music to students in Gillam with the Frontier School District of Manitoba, where she implemented the fiddle classes in that community as part of a district-wide program.
Additionally, Lynn developed a traveling fiddle program for School District 91` Nechako Lakes, with the help and support of many individuals with whom she worked with. For a fundraiser for the fiddle program, Lynn completed a 10 km marathon swim across Stuart Lake, Fort St. James, BC at the opening of the Cottonwood Music Festival.
Lynn also was the producer/ director and soprano in a concert tour and cultural exchange project: Amethyst Concert Group 2003 in Dominican Republic. Along with many events for music students, the group performed in several high profile concerts. Lynn Langtry along with Soprano Silvia Griffiths performed for Presidente Hipolito Mejia and First Lady Rosa Gomez de Mejia.
While living in the mountain village of Escazu, Costa Rica, Lynn marveled at the wonders of the unique natural environment of the Costa Rican ranges, the hospitality and kindness of the villagers and the idea of stories hidden away in history. She has published an historical fiction novel set is Costa Rica, entitled, “The Treasure of My Heart.” Lynn has also written several short stories, poetry and song lyrics.
Lynn has been a visual artist from a young age. She began to paint in oils at the age of 12. She had her first commission at age 15. She continues to enjoy a variety of genres and themes including portraits, landscapes and abstract works. Her work includes: drawings in various mediums, including mixed media; paintings in oil, acrylic, ink and watercolor; ceramics and sculpture; photography, both stills and film, as well as computer art.
Bachelor of Education: Music & English; first class standing
Honours Bachelor of Music: Major in Classical Vocal Studies; Minor in English; first class standing; Diploma in Music
BC Teacher; Ontario Certified teacher; Active member of the BCTF, BCMEA, SOCAN.
Some of Lynn Achievements:
Public Music Performance
2002-2003 CONCERT TOUR: Amethyst Concert Group: Founder, Director, Soprano: Dominican Rep. Cultural Exchange Project and Concert Tour, February, 2003.
- With the support of representatives from the Dominican Republic: Don Fransisco Hernandez, conductor & violinist; The Minister of culture of the city of La Vega, Don Florencio de Silia.
- Touring Members: Lynn Langtry, soprano; Silvia Griffiths, soprano; Dale Black, Baritone ;Joel Black, piano; Susan Kelly, piano ; Kate Sidler, saxophone; Crystal Boggs, percussion; John Kelly, technical support.
- Other members who performed at fundraisers: Laurie Lanktree, soprano; Paul Smith, classical guitar; Gerylyn Anderson, stage manager.;African drumming Group.
- Performed for President Hipolito Mejia & the First Lady, Rosa Gomez de Mejia.
- Directed and performed in two concerts in honor of Mayor Fausto Ruiz & Governor Marino Abreu, La Vega, Dominican Republic.
- Conducted music education workshops: choral & mixed instrumental with Students of the local high school in La Vega.
Lynn presently has more than 20 opus in the National Library of Canada
2001-2002 Performed two solo recitals at Lakehead University.
2000-2002 Performed with Lakehead New Music Ensemble; International Folk Music Ensemble; Lakehead University Chorus; Lakehead University Chamber Ensemble.
1998-2000 Performed with Kwantlen Strings (violin and viola); Kwantlen Percussion Ensemble; Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Black Magic; Vocal Recitals.
Lynn’s Music Compositions Public Performances
Album 2017: Lynn is completing her new album; Color of Light
Album 2010: Elements: Tone Painting of Northern Life and Land : Recorded by Lynn Langtry and band members: Lynae Muller; Kevin Jorde; Sass Smitham
2003 Snowfall Mirage performed by: Amethyst Concert Group.
2001 The Mirror Maze performed by: Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra.
2001 Mini performed by: Lakehead University New Music Ensemble.
2000 Blue Mist performed by: Carly Chan, Soprano, Kwantlen University College.
1999 The Mirror Maze performed by: Jane Hayes, Piano, Kwantlen University College.
2015-2017 “Beautiful Eyes” Acrylic paintings series
2016 Artwork for Rose King’s book cover ‘A Lily Grows in the Mud‘
2010-present Artwork for music albums
2002 Red Pepper & Naranja , Acrylic, Thunder Bay Art Gallery.
2000 Beethoven , Ceramic Mask, Kwantlen University College Gallery