Lorraine Hétu Manifold
Location: Victoria, Australia
Lorraine Manifold is a French-Canadian Choral Conductor and Voice Teacher now living in Melbourne, Australia. She teaches singing and beginner piano privately in her studio in Rosanna, Victoria and conducts Perfect Chord, a Baha'i-inspired mixed choir as well as the Cantors, an auditioned quartet at Our Lady of Mercy College in Heidelberg, VIC. She was also the Artistic Director and Conductor of the First Australian Baha'i Choral Festival in Sydney in September 2015. Being a native French speaker, she is also a French coach for singers and choral conductors. She holds a Master's degree in Vocal Pedagogy and a B.A. in Music. She has studied conducting with Jenny Mathers, Carl Crossin, Graeme Morton, Maria Guinand, Jodie Spooner-Ryan, and participated in a Masterclass with Jerry Blackstone.
Lorraine is the Co-Founder and Creator of the first online database of Baha'i-inspired choral sheet music, which holds more than 300 choral pieces of sacred music free for download (some composers kindly ask for donations).