George Evelyn

George Evelyn is an internationally recognized bass-baritone and highly sought after choral conductor. He is the founder of the University of Lethbridge Singers and has been very active in promoting choral music in Alberta and across Canada. In 1997 the Alberta Choral Federation presented Evelyn with a “Con Spirito Award” for promotion of choral music in the local community. In the fall of 2000, he was awarded the prestigious Richard S. Eaton Award by the Alberta Choral Federation in recognition of his outstanding service to choral music in the Province of Alberta. Evelyn was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for service to Community and Country. Evelyn continues to perform with numerous Canadian and American symphony orchestras. Most recently with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast which was heard on NPR radio in the USA. He has been heard in recital and oratorio performances in Canada, United Kingdom, Austria, and the United States, as well as broadcasts on CBC Radio and Television. Evelyn retired from the University of Lethbridge in June of 2008 after 26 years of teaching at the University.