Well-known on the classical music scene in Ottawa, Kevin Reeves is the founding director of Seventeen Voyces, which has been heard under his direction on national radio and television. He was also Chorusmaster with the Ottawa Choral Society from 2012-2015, In 2003, he was invited to share the podium for CBC Television’s nationally broadcast ‘Easter Sunrise’ at the National Gallery of Canada. As a chorus master, Kevin has prepared choirs for many international conductors – mostly through the National Arts Centre – including Trevor Pinnock, Franz Paul Decker, Lydia Adams, Jiri Belohlavek, Iwan Edwards, Robert Cooper, Jean-Francois Rivest and Pinchas Zukerman. Kevin is also a composer and three years ago presented the world premiere of his comic opera ‘Nosferatu’ – based on the filming of the 1922 silent classic. He has also recently completed a full-length opera based on the true story of Anahareo and Grey Owl’s life in the bush.
In his spare time, Kevin directs documentaries, short films, dramas and Classical music videos and has won several international awards as a result. His hobbies include drawing caricatures, collecting original cartoon art, painting landscapes, and watching a lot of television – good and bad.