Jessica Crawford, B.A(Mus), ARCT (Piano Performance), ARCT (Vocal Performance), RMT, NATS, RCM Advanced Specialist Piano, RCM Intermediate Specialist Theory
Jessica Crawford has been involved in music since the age of five, and has been studying piano since age nine. She began her studies under Lucy Feldman of the Vernon Community Music School, and completed her Grade 10 Royal Conservatory while in high school.
In 2003, she was admitted into the music program at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. While there, she studied piano under Dr. Milton Schlosser, and voice under Joy-Anne Murphy. After graduating with honours, Jessica traveled throughout western Europe, and sang with the St. Finbarrs Cathedral Choir in Cork, Ireland. She settled in Kelowna BC in 2008, and has been teaching at the Kelowna Community Music School since.
Service through music is one of Jessica’s passions, and she has accompanied for numerous churches throughout the Okanagan Valley, including holding the title of Musical Director at St. Andrews Anglican Church from 2009-2011. She currently works in music ministry for the congregation of First United in Kelowna, BC.
Jessica completed her Piano Performance ARCT through the Royal Conservatory in 2011, and finished her Vocal Performance ARCT in 2018. She obtained her Advanced Specialization in Piano and Intermediate Specialization in Theory through the Royal Conservatory in 2016.
Jessica is a current member and Secretary of the Kelowna chapter of the B.C Registered Music Teachers Association (RMT). She is also a member of National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).