Clare Gordon graduated from Keele University, England in 1997 with a first class honours degree in Music and Biochemistry. Active in solo performance and accompanying, she won the university concerto scholarship to play Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. While embarking on a career in music administration and event management, Clare held accompanist positions with Bath University, The Chandos Singers, Chippenham Cantata and Bristol Opera Company, providing rehearsal orchestral accompaniment for world famous pianist, Peter Donohoe's performance of the Busoni Piano Concerto in the 2002 Bath International Music Festival, and performing the Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major with the Bath Philharmonia.
Moving to Kingston, Canada in 2003, Clare has worked with Bottle Tree Productions, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingston choir, Queen's Chorale Ensemble, She Sings, and Two Women Opera Company, and has performed at notable local venues such as St. George's Cathedral and Fort Henry. Also an administrator for Queen's Conservatory of Music, Clare is currently an accompanist for Cantabile Women's and Men's Choirs of Kingston, Kingston Choral Society, Kingston Chamber Choir, Queen's Conservatory of Music and Queen's School of Music. She recently attended the collaborative pianist program at the Canadian Operatic Arts Academy in London, ON, and collaborates with Kingston Symphony Orchestra and 'Trio Melizare'.
Clare maintains an active piano teaching studio, and also offers ear training and theory coaching. She is directing the Musicianship and Exam Readiness course at QCM this year.