Clare Gordon graduated from Keele University, England, with a first class honours degree in Music. As a soloist she performed with the Keele Philharmonic Orchestra and Bath Philarmonia. As a collaborator she worked with the Bath International Music Festival, Bath University, The Chandos Singers, Chippenham Cantata and Bristol Opera Company.
Since moving to Kingston, Canada in 2003, Clare has collaborated with Bottle Tree Productions, Hart House Orchestra, Kingston Symphony Orchestra, Queen’s Chorale Ensemble, She Sings, and Two Women Opera Company. She has attended the collaborative pianist programs at the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy in London, ON, and Tapestry New Opera 101 in Toronto, and was pleased to make her collaborative debut with internationally recognized artists Valery Lloyd-Watts (4 hands recital, St. George’s Cathedral) and Brian Finley and the Westben Arts Festival (Finley Requiem) last season.
Also an administrator and teacher of piano, theory and musicianship for Queen’s Conservatory of Music, Clare is currently a collaborative pianist for Cantabile Women’s and Men’s Choirs of Kingston, Kingston Chamber Choir, Kingston Choral Society, Queen’s Conservatory of Music and Queen’s School of Music.