Tracey Stabback, OCT, B.Mus, B.Ed, is a performer, composer, and teacher who hails from Dartmouth, NS and has attended Mount Allison University, Neptune Theatre School, and the University of Ottawa. For over twenty years Tracey has been performing, conducting choirs, and teaching private and group music lessons to all ages. Her students are successful participants in the Kiwanis Music Festival, RCM Examinations, and throughout the community as performers in theatre, choirs, and talent shows. A number of her students have been admitted to the Vocal Program at Canterbury High School. Tracey’s favourite roles include Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music and Second Lady in The Magic Flute.
Tracey is a vocal clinician and workshop instructor, and maintains an active home studio and tutoring centre. She has been the director of the St. Andrew’s Children’s Choir since the fall of 2012 and is a full member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. As someone who enjoys both teaching and making music, Tracey continues to create new music for a variety of instruments and sings with the newly formed vocal ensemble, Trio Pensato.
2018 March Break Camp Staff:
Director: Erin Burgess
After an amazing experience at Stabback Music Camp the past two summers, Erin is thrilled to be back and directing this year’s March Break Camp! Erin joined Beaches Dance and Music Studio in Toronto as a full time dance teacher in the fall of 2016. She teaches a variety of classes including ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, and contemporary dance. Outside of teaching, she can be seen performing in musicals, plays, corporate fundraisers, and dance theatre. Recent credits include: Playing With Angels (Newmarket National Play Festival), Grease (Mandell Entertainment Group), Songs for a New World (First Act Productions), and The Sound of Music (Lower Ossington Theatre). She also recently filmed her first TV episode of Paranormal Survivor as the leading actor. In her spare time, Erin teaches dance and theatre workshops around the GTA, as well as commissioned choreographies. And if she ever has a moment to herself, she spends it reading, painting, singing, writing, doing yoga, or dancing in her apartment! She is so excited to be back this year, to explore more of Ottawa, and build stronger relationships with amazing students!
Accompanist: Sabrina Tang
Sabrina Tang is a collaborative pianist and music teacher in the Ottawa area. She received her Diploma in Piano Performance from the Trinity College of London in 2007, and has been collaborating with choirs, ensembles, and soloists for over fifteen years. Sabrina teaches piano and
music theory at the Ottawa and Kanata Music Academy. Her students are regular and successful participants of the Kiwanis Music Festival and RCM Examinations. She is currently the musical director at Gloucester Presbyterian Church, and looks forward to returning to the SMS March Break Camp again this year.