Artistic Team

Jody Onuma – Artistic Director

Jody Onuma earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria and a Masters degree in Educational Technology from UBC. She holds an ARCT degree in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music. In 2000, she had the honour of touring as a violinist in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. From 2001-2007, she taught English in Japan and had the opportunity to perform in the Obihiro Orchestra, Freude Orchestra and Tsukuba Orchestra, as well as many chamber ensembles.

Jody is currently a music specialist at Campus View Elementary in Victoria. She has fifteen years experience directing choirs. She is currently involved with the Victoria Children’s Choir as Director of the Recital Choir and Accompanist of the Prelude Choir and is absolutely thrilled to be working with Via Choralis as the Artistic Director.