Kimberley Denis (b. 1976) is known for her energy and enthusiasm both on stage and off, and is sought after as both a soloist and as a vocal clinician for high school, community, church and children’s choirs. Upon completion of both her commerce and music undergraduate degrees at Mount Allison University, she returned to Alberta where she completed a double masters degree in choral conducting and voice at the University of Alberta. She has won many accolades for her work as a soprano soloist and conductor, and has also received a research grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for her thesis work on regionalism and nationalism in Canada as portrayed through choral arrangements of Eastern Canadian folk songs. She recently had her recording debut as the soloist for Antonín Dvořák’s Te Deum and is frequently asked to write choral arrangements for choirs of all shapes and sizes. She currently directs the Mount Royal Youth Choir in Calgary, the Kokopelli Apprentice Choir, Shumayela, in Edmonton, and the Nota Bene Youth Choir in Red Deer. She is also currently the music director at Knox Presbyterian Church and is employed by Quest Theatre Projects and Themes and Variations Music Publishing.
He is Born
arr. Kimberley Denis
SATB a cappella – CP 1157 – 2:10
Kimberley has created a fetching, up-tempo rendition of the French carol: Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant. Syncopated rhythms add to the fun. This song is really approachable for high school, community and church choirs..