Nancy Sheeley

Nancy Sheeley is a pianist, teacher, composer, and writer. She has an undergraduate degree in music from Principia College and a Master's degree in Piano Performance from the University of Victoria. Her primary piano teachers include Dorothy Dring Smutz, Dr. Robin Wood, and Georgy Sebok.

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Fun facts about Nancy:

Hometown: Victoria, BC
Favorite Books: The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien; The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill; Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Movies: Harold & Maude; The Princess Bride
Favorite Composer: J.S. Bach
Favorite Piece: Goldberg Variations by Bach
Favorite Artists: Glenn Gould; Angela Hewitt

Emlyn Sheeley

Emlyn Sheeley is a soprano and teacher who frequently performs with Pacific Opera Victoria. She received training in the Emerging Artist program Opera Nuova in Edmonton, AB, along with receiving her Bacholor in Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Victoria.

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Fun facts about Emlyn:

Hometown: Victoria, BC
Favorite Singer: Anna Netrebko
Favorite Movies: The Greatest Showman;
Beauty & the Beast (original or live-action)
Favorite Opera: La Traviata by Verdi
Favorite Foods: Pizza! Yumm! :)

Morgan Sheeley

Morgan is a guitarist who enjoys playing a variety of styles, going back and forth between acoustic and electric guitar, though his true passion is Classical Guitar, ranging from the Renaissance to Romantic Era, especially the music of Villa-Lobos, Giuliani, and Sor.

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Fun facts about Morgan:

Hometown: Victoria, BC
Favourite Composer: J.S. Bach
Favorite Guitarists: Julian Bream; Álvaro Pierri
Favorite Piece: Fantasia op.19 by Luigi Legnani
Favorite Movie: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Mark Bigauskas

A pianist and teacher passionate about Romantic-era classical piano music, Mark enjoys performing pieces by the great composers such as Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt. His interpretations of these compositions demonstrate his style of playing dramatic, exciting, and technically challenging virtuosic music.

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Fun facts about Mark:

Hometown: Ottawa, ON
Movie/TV show interests: Waiting for new seasons of Ozark, Better Call Saul. Also Steve Carrell's Space Force series!!
Favorite Pianist: Cziffra
Favorite Foods: Pizza!