Our Pianist

July 8th, 2019

Les Échos du Pacifique are delighted to have the services of Rita Attrot, a devoted piano teacher, an erudite and accomplished musician.

Rita Attrot has been teaching piano students of all ages and levels for more than thirty years. She also teaches Piano Pedagogy and is much in demand as an adjudicator. Rita received her early training at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Victoria and a Master of Music degree in performance from the University of Western Ontario. 

Ms. Attrot held the position of Staff Accompanist at Acadia University in Nova Scotia for 9 years, worked as a free-lance accompanist for instrumentalists and singers in Toronto, and served as a coach and repetiteur at the University of Toronto Opera School. She is currently Head of the Piano Department at the B.C. Conservatory of Music and also a member of the piano faculty at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra School. For the past 20 years, Rita has been the music director at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Vancouver.

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We acknowledge that Les Échos du Pacifique operates and makes music together on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation. We thank the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm who, continue to live on these lands and care for them, along with the waters and all that is above and below. We seek to journey with them in the spirit of reconciliation.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the City of Coquitlam for their contribution towards Les Échos du Pacifique francophone choir.