Very Rev. Fr. Volodymyr Kouchnir is the Dean of St. Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Montreal. From childhood, Father Volodymyr loved to sing and had dreams of becoming a professional singer.
Although his spiritual calling was to serve the church and people, his love for music and particularly the guitar, has been with him throughout his life. FATHER VOLODYMYR is the producer of a recent CD Album of Metropolitan Ilarion's poetry set to music, ``Serve People - Serve God`` and is currently working on other musical projects, “Our Path”` and ``Embroidery of Life``. He has performed across Canada and Ukraine helping wounded soldiers in Eastern Ukraine fighting in defence of their country.