We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with your children and youth.

Paula DeWit

Artistic Director

Maestra Paula DeWit has developed a reputation for excellence with her artistic music direction and leadership both of choirs and orchestras in the Fraser Valley and metro Vancouver region. She has founded several orchestras and choirs both professional and amateur status. She has proven exceptional leadership in the governance of orchestra, assisting the executive boards in strategic decisions, artistic development of musicians, vitality and viability of programs

Paula was recently nominated for the prestigious Canadian Heinz Unger Conductor Award as well as the Orchestras canada Betty Webster Award. Paula is a proud Rotarian and is an Honorary Paul Harris fellow.

Bevin van Liempt

Music Director/Pianist

Bevin van Liempt was born into a musical family and has developed his own niche in the music industry. Bevin is the rehearsal pianist for the Chilliwack Symphony Chorus and the Handel Society of Music. He is the Music director and the rehearsal pianist for the Chilliwack Children’s and Youth Choirs. Additionally, Bevin is on staff at the Bakerview Music Academy and assists with the choir direction there. He is one of the organists at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver and leads the schola for the Traditional Latin Mass. Bevin has a deep love for the pre Vatican II catholic liturgy and is an advocate for preserving the heritage of sung liturgy in Latin mass. He was very instrumental in initiating the 2018 BC Sacred Music Symposium and sits on the committee for the BC Sacred Music Symposium.

Bevin has sung in various groups such as Valley Festival Singers, Chilliwack Symphony Chorus, Chilliwack Opera Troupe, but has a special place for Belle Voci.

“I’ve worked and sung with Bevin regularly for a few years, and I’m glad to recommend him as an experienced director. He makes children and young singers welcome and encourages them to give their very best! Bevin is passionate about making music and he shares this passion with all his students.” Alexander McCune, past director of El Sistema in Abbotsford BC

We have an opening

choir director

We are looking for another choir director to assist when we return after Covid-19 restrictions are more relaxed for choir singing.

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