Paddy Macleod has dedicated the past 45 years to enriching Vancouver’s cultural landscape. As the General Manager of the Vancouver Cantata Singers (VCS) she leveraged her experience to not only obtain grant funding, but to assist the Director and choir in winning the Canada Council’s Healey-Willan Prize, three times. Paddy co-founded the Blackbird Theatre Company in 2004, and through her volunteer work and commitment to mentorship, she has helped shape the province’s arts scene. Today, Paddy is a board member and secretary of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra and Vice-Chair of the Vancouver Concert Hall and Theatre Society.
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