Maryan Threndyle has a Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed undergraduate degrees in music and education at Mount Allison University in Sackville New Brunswick.
With an active piano studio in St. Albert since 1983, Maryan has taught at all levels from beginner to ARCT. Her students have often received festival awards and other scholarships. For 13 years she was a teacher with the Yamaha Junior Music Program in Edmonton. She is inspired by adjudicating at music festivals around the province and is looking forward to hearing your performance!
From 2003-17 Maryan was Festival Coordinator of the St. Albert Rotary Music Festival. This community service led to being recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International in 2008 and 2012. A strong supporter of the festival movement in Alberta and across the country, she is thrilled to be invited to Leduc this year for a festival in person.
Through the years, Maryan has valued the opportunity to sing with the Richard Eaton Singers, Edmonton’s symphonic choir. Currently she also sings with Kappella Kyrie, Slavic Chamber Choir.