• Vocal Workshop Leader
  • Choral Director
  • Composer
  • Arranger
  • Performer

Carol Shortis is a composer and choral leader based on the Kāpiti Coast north of Wellington, New Zealand. She has a strong belief in the power of song to bring people with diverse abilities and backgrounds together. Her passion for sharing the singing experience drives a continued interest in arranging and developing songs from around the world.

Carol teaches a number of natural voice singing groups in Wellington and Kāpiti, as well as private voice coaching lessons for those who sing in community choirs. As a choral composer, she has had works performed at international festivals, and received commissions to write new pieces for choirs. In addition to writing, directing and performing, she organises events for local and visiting performers.

Carol is co-founder of the Song Leaders Network Aotearoa, and a member of the New Zealand Choral Federation and the Composers Association of New Zealand.

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