Norman Abbott

Norman Abbott is a freelance keyboardist, cellist, choral/orchestral director and music arranger. Educated in Victoria BC, Toronto and London ON, he holds his ARCT in piano and MM in cello (UWO).  Norm has been long-time music director of Dundas Centre United Church (London). He has served on Faculty of Forest City School for Talent Education as collaborater, coach/accompanist/arranger. His output of arrangements are largely for strings and piano – numbering over 150.  Recently he did extensive arranging for Canada 150 – embracing strings, piano with vocal solo or ensemble.  His arranging renown extends to the UK and USA for choral, orchestral and chamber music genres.  Recently he garnered acclaim for choral/orchestral settings of Canadian World War I songs showcased in Victoria BC April 2017.