Conductor, composer, pianist and organist, Mark Sirett (b. 1952) is a native of Kingston, Ontario, and holds both masters and doctoral degrees in choral conducting and pedagogy from the University of Iowa. Dr. Sirett has taught at the University of Alberta, the University of Western Ontario and Queen’s University. He is the founding Artistic Director of the award-winning Cantabile Choirs of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Sirett is a distinguished composer whose choral works are performed by leading ensembles around the world.