Ardith Haley
Applied Instructor
Symphonic Band

Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Canada B4P 2R6


Ardith Haley received her Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Education degrees from Acadia University, Wolfville Nova Scotia. She is the Arts Education Consultant for the Department of Education of the Province of Nova Scotia, responsible for the delivery of education programs in drama, visual arts, dance and music. As a part-time faculty member at Acadia University, Ardith conducts the Acadia Symphonic Band and teaches music education courses. She is the Director of the Acadia Summer Band Camps, New Horizons Band, and is active as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator. A passionate and widely respected music educator, Ardith is well-known for her innovative teaching strategies. She is a recipient of the Musica Viva Award, in recognition of significant and continuing contributions to music education in Nova Scotia. Before moving to the Department, Ardith enjoyed a 27-year teaching career, successfully teaching instrumental and choral music to students in elementary, middle and high school.