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Gordon D. Mansell - Co-founder, Executive Producer, Artistic Director

Gordon Mansell is Music Director and Organist at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Toronto where he directs a music program of over 120 singers from five choirs. He is also the Ontario dealer for the world’s largest organ builder, Allen Organ Company. Gordon is Co-founder and executive producer of ORGANIX CONCERTS INC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Glionna Mansell Corporation. He is also founder and director of MOSAIC Canadian Vocal Ensemble.

In Summer of 2012, Gordon performed solo organ concerts in Poland, including concerts at Wadowice, Rabka, the XXII edition of the International Krakow Organ Festival, Zacopane in the mountains where John Paul II liked to ski and finally, the XI edition of the L’arte Organica festival in Nowy Sacz. In January and February 2013 Gordon performed as organist and choir director in Florence, Rome and at the Vatican, touring with the Our Lady of Sorrows Ecumenical Choir, an SATB ensemble he formed in 2011. The Choir sang at the Vatican on three occasions, including the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music and at St. Peter’s Basilica on two occasions including the Papal celebration of Candlemas. Under the patronage of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Toronto, Gordon was invited a second time to perform in Poland with three 2015 solo concerts in the north part of Poland, including an evening Oliwa Cathedral concert. In August 2016, Gordon performs in his third concert tour with concerts in Slupsk, Kosalin Cathedral and Szczecin Cathedral. In 2017, Gordon will once again perform in Europe (Spain and Portugal) with his choir, MOSAIC Canadian Vocal Ensemble, representing Canada on its 150th anniversary of confederation.

Gordon’s early music training was gained from the Royal Conservatory of Music and St. Michael’s Choir School. By the time Gordon was twelve years of age, he started his professional career as a church organist. Gordon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Printing and Photographic Sciences (1979) from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also holds a certificate in Information Technology from the University of Toronto (2001) and a Bachelor of Music (2006) and Master of Music degree (2008) majoring in Organ Performance from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.

In parallel to his music career, Gordon has a long professional career in business management, marketing and advertising and was a founding partner company of SMART Toronto, a technology advocacy organization now known as the CATA Alliance. He also established Creative Folio III, an advertising and design agency and the Ingenuity Group, a technology management consultancy and ‘think tank.’

For more information please visit www.glionnamansell.com