Jessie Rivest is a vocalist & composer as well as a marketing & administration professional. She spent her early years in Woodstock, Ontario, then studied in Toronto, where she earned her B. Mus from York University and Arts Management Cert. from Humber College.
Her musical career has taken her around the world through many avenues. Singing in choirs and quartets has earned her a Gold medal in the Choral Olympics in 2004 and a Bronze medal in the Barbershop in Germany World Competition in 2018. She creates choral art extrapolated from decades of singing a cappella music in classical, contemporary, experimental, and barbershop styles. Her pieces have been performed by Pro Coro Canada (Edmonton, 2021), The Choral Arts Initiative (Newport Beach, CA in 2019) and Maureen Batt (Crossing Borders Tour in Colombia, 2019).
She currently works as Marketing Coordinator for Vantage West Realty and Projects & Operations Assistant with Creative Okanagan.