TAMMY-JO MORTENSEN Harpsichord/Organ
Tammy-Jo Mortensen completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Alberta and a Master of Music degree in pipe organ performance at McGill University. She is also a graduate of the Master of Music (Choral Conducting) program at the U of A.
As an organist, she has performed organ solo and chamber recitals in Canada, the US, Denmark and England, has been recorded by CBC radio and television. She has recorded one CD of choral, organ, and handbell music.
Since 2003 Tammy-Jo has been music director at Robertson-Wesley United Church, where she conducts the senior choir and two handbell ensembles. She was chosen as the Canadian conductor for the International Handbell Symposium in August 2014 in Jeju, Korea.
In addition to performing and church work, Tammy-Jo is the music editor for Gathering magazine, a national publication of the United Church of Canada, and she teaches privately.