Sheila Bristow a church musician, accompanist, and composer living in Tacoma, Washington. She holds degrees in composition and organ performance from Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington, and serves as Organist & Choirmaster at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore. As an Affiliate Artist at Pacific Lutheran University, Ms. Bristow works with young singers in recital and on the opera stage, and performs in collaborative faculty concerts. She also works with professional singers preparing for auditions and competitions, and has been a regular accompanist for Seattle Opera Guild previews, Tacoma Opera, and Vashon Opera. During her organ studies at the University of Washington, she was a Graduate Student Accompanist, performing for opera scenes, conducting classes, and voice recitals. As a harpsichordist and organist, Ms. Bristow has provided continuo for major choral works, opera productions, and the ensembles Concerto Baroque and Seattle Trumpet Consort. She also has extensive experience as a choral accompanist, and has sung with Ave Renaissance Women’s Choir, Choral Arts Northwest, and Women of St. James Schola.