Diane Loomer (Kolander)
(1940 - 2012)

Dick and Diane's wedding, December 28,1963
Wedding reception, December 28,1963
Diane with Dan, 1970 peace rally.
Diane and Dick sang with the Vancouver Bach Choir for the International Opera Festival’s production of Aida in both Va...
Diane conducting Elektra Women's Choir.
Diane during one of the 1st Chor Leoni performances, 1992. Christ the King Catholic Church, Langley BC. The choir sang a...
Diane conducting Chor Leoni in a recording session at Metropolitan Tabernacle. (undated - from the early years)
Diane with Christopher Gaze and recording engineer Stuart Tarbuck. Chor Leoni was recording Songs of War & Peace at Metr...
Modelling the Chor Leoni red t-shirts while on tour in the Maritime provinces, 1997.
Dick and Diane. Chor Leoni Okanagan tour, 1999.
Diane & Dick with Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien upon receiving order of Canada, 1999.
Diane playing taiko drum to scare away the ravens who were trying to steal the light during Chor Leoni's Pacific Fire co...
A candid backstage moment between Dick and Diane. Taken on Salt Spring Island, BC during Chor Leoni visit, 2001.
Diane celebrating the news that Chor Leoni had won the CBC Choral Competition, 2002.
Diane and renowned Swedish conductor Robert Sund, 2002. Taken while at AmericaFest in Minnesota.
Diane with the great conductor, Mario Bernardi. Chor Leoni rehearsal, CBC Studio 1, 2003.
Baritone Brett Polegato singing while Diane conducts Chor Leoni. CBC Studio One, 2004.
Diane and Dick, Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane and Morna at the Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane, Shelagh Rogers and Morna at the Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane, Carol and Barry at the Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane and Morna handing out prizes at the Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane and Maggie at the Elektra Gala Dinner Apr 24, 2005
Diane making her grand entrance as Cleopatra during Chor Leoni's Music You Can't Refuse concert, 2005.
Diane, Dick, and Shelagh Rogers at "live to air" taping of Christmas Eve "Sounds Like Canada" show, (VERY early in the m...
Dick and Diane, Remembrance Day, 2006.
Diane as Carmen Miranda for Chor Leoni's Lions Go Latin concert, June 2006.
Diane in the sun. Taken at West Van United just before Chor Leoni's Spirit Journey concert, spring 2007.
Diane at Elektra's Gala, 2008
Diane loving the band at Chor Leoni's FUN concert, June 2008
Diane with Bob Chilcott, composer of "Five Ways to Kill a Man". The work was a co-commission of Chor Leoni and Sweden's ...
Diane with her son Dan and grand-daughter Ella. Taken at Diane's retirement from Elektra dinner, May 31, 2009.
Diane conducting Chor Leoni in the round robin portion of Welcome the World: A Choral Gala, 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Pr...
Diane and Bernice at Saskatoon when Elektra won the CBC choral competition May 2010
Diane and Morna Edmundson, Canadian Voices, April 2010. This joint concert by Elektra and Chor Leoni explored the musi...
Diane's costume for Act 1 of Chor Leoni Country, 2010.
Diane getting made up as Dolly for Act II of Chor Leoni Country, 2010.
Diane and Kevin Zakresky share a laugh, 2011.
At the Festival 500 ceremony in St. Johns, Newfoundland, where Diane received the 2011 Festival 500 Ambassador Award. Wi...
Diane just after receiving the 2011 Festival 500 Ambassador Award in St Johns, Newfoundland, 2011.
The Festival 500 Ambassadors! Diane was named a Festival 500 Ambassador in 2011, and Pat Abbott received the honour in 2...


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