Tanya Gillespie

Accompanist Tanya’s training began with piano in the Suzuki Method and later with the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music. Here she graduated with First Class Honors in Piano, Theory and Harmony and from that foundation, went on to become a multi-instrumentalist with her focus being teaching others in Piano, Guitar, Drums/Percussion and Song Writing Coaching.

She is an award-winning soloist with 5 CD’s under her belt and more on the way. Tanya is one of a trio of friends in the well-known local band ‘PixElle’. Tanya loves a multitude of genres but has a fondness for Gospel and has been the accompanist for the Freedom Gospel Choirs in both Duncan and Victoria for the last 6 years. She also has composed and continues to compose original and often challenging pieces of music for both choirs to enjoy and share with their audiences.