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Accompanists




Megan Dufrat  is currently studying under the tutelage of Dr. David Moroz at the Desautels Faculty of Music where she is the recipient of the prestigious Katherine May Quilliam Scholarship, an award reserved for the top undergraduate piano student. A frequent performer, Megan has been invited to perform as part of the Musical Offering and Music n’ Mavens Concert Series. This summer, Megan will be a featured artist at the Tuckamore Chamber Music Festival in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Megan enjoys teaching piano through the University of Manitoba Preparatory Division and frequently collaborates with instrumentalists, vocalists, and choirs.    



Kimberly Lapatha teaches piano and music for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. She also accompanies various other choirs in Winnipeg and is in charge of music at her church, Elim Chapel.


Founder / Artistic Director; Patricia Rabson



Pat, founder and Artistic Director of Women of Note, conducts all three ensembles: WoN Chorale,WoN Chamber Singers, and WoN Massed Choir. She first became involved in choral activity in Winnipeg as a young singer in The Winnipeg Girls' Choir under the leadership of Beth Cruikshank. Since that time, she has become well known as a singer, conductor, choral clinician, and adjudicator in activities throughout Manitoba and Canada. A music educator, she has taught music at every level in both private and public schools in the city. She has conducted all levels of school choirs and several community choirs, including The Winnipeg Girls' Junior Choir and The Winnipeg Boys' Choir.

Pat has sung in many choirs including The Baltimore Choral Art Society, The Winnipeg Singers, and The Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir. She has been a soloist in many choirs and musical events including performances of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

In addition to her professional work, Pat has been very involved with professional choral organizations and has served as president for the Manitoba Choral Association and on the executive committee of the Association of Canadian Choral Conductors. She has also served as president of the Board of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and on the Board of Manitoba Opera.




Choir General Manager; Diane Cullen



Diane has been a choir member for Women of Note from the very beginning and served as the choir’s President early in the choir's history. She comes to us eager to put her considerable organizational and managerial skills to work for an organization that she loves. We are thrilled to have Diane join the Women of Note organization.