Anne Sarah Paulson

Anne is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with an Honours Music major, Mathematics minor, and Human Resource Management minor. At Waterloo she studied voice under Stephanie Kramer and has been a member and soloist in the University Choir under the direction of Gordon Burnett and the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir under the direction of Richard Cunningham. She was president of University of Waterloo Music Society from September 2007 - April 2009. Anne was also a member and soprano section leader in the Mississauga Festival Youth Choir. From September 2002 - August 2004 Anne directed the Sts. Peter and Paul Youth Choir. In 2004 she played the first spirit in the Royal Opera of Canada`s production of Mozart`s The Magic Flute. Anne has organized and participated in many concerts and sung for numerous weddings and charitable events. She is enthused to be part of Musical Muses!

Mary-Catherine McNinch-Pazzano

Mary-Catherine is currently pursuing an Honours Music Degree (specializing in Voice studies with Stephanie Kramer) at Conrad Grebel College located in the University of Waterloo, as well as studies in Drama.  At Grebel, she has been a member and soloist for the University Choir under the direction of Gord Burnett, as well as Richard Cunningham’s Chamber Choir.  She is honoured to be singing for the first time in Leonard Enns's esteemed local chamber choir DaCapo. She is also a member of the University of Waterloo Choir, which is conducted by Nancy Kidd. She made her stage debut in 2007 in a community theatre production of Kiss Me, Kate.  A graduate of Bluevale Collegiate in Waterloo, she studied music with Nancy Kidd and John McLelland, and toured with the school choirs and band to New York City and Boston.  She has worked since 2007 as a Music Curriculum Support Worker at Tytler Public School in Guelph.  She has been a music scholar at Knox Presbyterian Church in Uptown Waterloo since 2006, and as of Fall 2008, has been a voice instructor at the KW School of Music and Art in Waterloo.  She is delighted to be one of the Musical Muses!