"He takes the time to assist me to translate the technical aspects of conducting into the artistry that allows my groups to sing the music, not just the notes."

- Ann MacDonald,
director of "Bellingham Sings"

"What a great class! I learned so much. I think my three biggest lessons this summer was how to "be the music" effectively, becoming aware of how my body is betraying the music and how to use different icti and rebounds to be expressive and to suspend."

- Caitlin Shaw

John St. Marie, Conductor