2023 Adjudicators

Amanda Kind

Popular Voice

Elementary to Advanced Levels, Adults (Live)

Amanda KindAmanda Kind is a commercial voice teacher, singer, songwriter, and performer. She works with a broad range of clients including professional singers, indie artists, and aspiring performers of all ages in many genres. Amanda teaches a commercial music ensemble at Wilfrid Laurier University and has been a guest lecturer, adjudicator, and workshop facilitator for many other music education programs.

As an artist, Amanda has recorded a wide variety of music including a popular jazz rendition of “Wonderwall”, pop releases “easier,” and “hello heartache,” and country singles “We’re Okay” (with James Downham), “Love Used To Live Here,” and “Slow Dance.” Find her music on all digital streaming platforms. Her education includes music and theatre performance certificates from Kwantlen University College and the Canadian College of Performing Arts, as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo and professional development in vocal pedagogy at the Boston Conservatory.

She is a member of the Songwriter’s Association of Canada, SOCAN, the Canadian Country Music Association, and is on the executive for the National Association of Teachers of Singing in Ontario (NATS).  Her work in the arts community has garnered her a Waterloo Region Arts Award, the Rogers Television Woman of the Year Award, and recognition as one of the region’s Top 40 Under 40. Amanda is the Artistic Director of the award-winning youth pop choir KW Glee, and has been fortunate to help launch the careers of many artists. For more about Amanda, visit www.amandakind.com.