Erin Collins, Vocal
Erin Collins is a proud alumnus of the O'Neill Music Department. After graduating from the Music Faculty at the University of Western Ontario, she returned as an arts educator to O’Neill Collegiate in 1998. Ms. Collins teaches vocal music, musical theatre and drama. She currently is the conductor of the O’Neill Men’s Choir, Jazz Disciples (jazz choir), Chamber Choir and Concert Choir. The ensembles are recognized for their outstanding musicianship, and are therefore highly sought after as performing artists. The most recent performance invitations include a Showcase Concert at the Canadian Rocky Mountain Music Festival in Banff in 2018, and performing in a mass choir experience with Eric Whitacre at Carnegie Hall this past April 2019.
To support music teachers and students provincially, Ms. Collins serves on the Executive of the Ontario Vocal Festival Organization (OVF) and is a Course Coordinator for the Ontario Educational Leadership Centre (OELC) for the secondary arts course, Secondary Arts Inspiring Leadership (SAIL). She is also an active performer in the community often performing in musicals at the Oshawa Little Theatre and various other community arts events.