Musical Director

Anita Power

Born in St. John's and educated at our Lady of Mercy and Holy Heart of Mary High School respectively.  
                                            Below is a short biography. 
  • Trinity College of London, certification in piano and voice
  • Sang with choral, jazz, and church choirs
  • Kiwanis Music Festival recipient of the Gerald S. Doyle award
  • Performed in Musical Theatre while completing B.A. English/History conjoint major at MUN
  • Harmony Inc. member since 1991
  • 17 year Director of NFS [13+ years as mainline, 4 years as assistant]
  • Numerous positions at chapter and area levels, including choreographer, section leader, AC&C Chair Area 1, Fun Night Creative Coordinator.
  • Regularly Attended HITS and Harmony Homecoming [precurser to Barbershop University]
  • Baritone of ACCENT quartet, Area 1 Champions in 2004 and 2006 [first and only Nfld. winners of this award]
  • Three time recipient of the Don Regan Memorial Award [given to the Area 1 director who's chorus improved most in score from previous year]
  • Vocal and stage presence coach for the Anchormen Chorus for over 6+ years
  • L.A.B.B.S. Trophy, [Harmony Inc.] awarded to Newfound Sound, Anita Power Taylor, director
  • First and only time a barbershop chorus competed at St. John's Kiwanis Rosebowl Competition placing third
  • As director of Newfound Sound Chorus winner of the Art Noseworthy Award, placing 2nd in the National Kiwanis competition winning the City of Lincoln Award
 
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