Wendy Caldwell, a native of Canada, graduated with her Bachelor in Music in Piano Performance from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, receiving the Birks Medal in Music as the top graduate. She went on to study at the University of Toronto where she obtained her Artist Diploma.
Ms. Caldwell has coached and taught at Acadia University, University of Illinois at Chicago, California State University at Long Beach, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena City College, and is a vocal coach for the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. Currently she is a staff accompanist/coach at both CSULB and PCC, as well as a very busy freelance accompanist in the Los Angeles area, performing regularly in recital with both student and professional musicians.
She has been a principal coach/accompanist and music director with PCC Opera for over 10 years, collaborating with them on many major productions including “Gianni Schicchi”, “Suor Angelica”, “Le Nozze di Figaro”, “Die Fledermaus” ,“The Magic Flute”, and “Dido and Aeneas”.