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Education  

Degree

University

Department

Date

Postgraduate Diploma in Performance (Opera)

Royal College of Music (U.K.)

Music

1997

Postgraduate Diploma in Concert Singing

Royal College of Music (U.K.)

Music

1996

Postgraduate Diploma

Royal College of Music (U.K.)

Music

1995

Bachelor of Music, Honours in Performance

University of Western Ontario

Music

1994

Additional Studies


Franz Schubert Institut, Baden bei Wien, Austria

2005

Rudolph Janzen - private study as a duo with pianist Amanda Johnston,
Amsterdam, Holland

2003

Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio

2000-2002

Banff Centre for the Arts Integration Programme

1999-2000

Vancouver Opera Young Artists Coaching Intensive, Craig Rutenberg Masterclasses

1999

Vancouver Opera Touring Ensemble

1998-2000

Britten Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies, Aldeburgh

1995-1998

Employment History


Date

Rate and Position

Department

Institution

2013 - current

Lecturer

Music

Western University

2017 - current

Instructor

Music

Wilfrid Laurier University

2014 - current

Singing Coach

Music

The Stratford Festival

2016 - current

Voice Instructor

Music

The Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre

2018

Singing Coach

Music

The Hockey Sweater, NAC

2014 - 2015

Voice Instructor

Music

Algoma Conservatory

2011

Singing Coach

Music

Billy Elliot, Mirvish Productions

2005-2007

Voice Instructor

Music

Claude Watson School for the Arts

Honours and Awards

Tyrone Guthrie Award, Stratford Festival

2016

USC Teaching Excellence “Honour Roll”, Western University

2014, 2015

Chalmers Professional Development Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2005

Career Development Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2001

Carrie Tub Post Graduate Vocal Award, Royal College of Music

1998

Teaching
Undergraduate Courses



Subject

Course Number

Institution

Date

Applied Music, Voice

1920, 2920, 3920, 4920
2921, 3921, 4921

Western University

2013 - current

Practical Study
In Voice

MU190a, MU290a
MU390a, MU490a

Wilfrid Laurier University

2017 - current

Graduate Courses

Subject

Course Number

Institution

Date

Applied Music, Voice

9509a, 9584b,
9585a, 9786b

Western University

2013-2015

External Teaching

Voice Friday Lectures

Lecture

Western University

2016

Mount Allison University

Masterclass

Sackville, New Brunswick

2014

Choral Workshops, East York Choir,
Victoria College Choir at the University of Toronto

Masterclass

Toronto, Ontario

2009

Mount Allison University

Masterclass

Sackville, New Brunswick

2006

Creative Activity

Performances

Opera

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Actéon: Charpentier - role of Arethuze

Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea


2007

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria: Monteverdi - role of Melanto
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


November, 2007

Opera Atelier, Andrew Parrott, conductor
Orpheus and Eurydice: Gluck - role of Amor
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


April, 2007

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Dido and Aeneas: Purcell - role of Belinda
Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea


February, 2007

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
The Magic Flute: Mozart - role of First Lady
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


November, 2006

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Orfeo: Monteverdi - role of Persephone
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


April, 2006

Orchestra London, Timothy Vernon, conductor
The Merry Widow: Lehar - role of Valencienne
Centennial Hall, London, Ontario


2005

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Armide: Lully - role of Sidonie
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


November, 2005

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Dido and Aeneas: Purcell - role of First Witch/Second Woman
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


April, 2005

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Don Giovanni: Mozart - role of Donna Elvira
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea


November, 2004/
November, 2003

The Canadian Opera Company, Richard Bradshaw, conductor
The Handmaid’s Tale: Ruders - role of Janine/Ofwarren
The Hummingbird Centre, Toronto, Ontario


September/October, 2004

Calgary Opera, Jeffrey Huard, conductor
Sweeney Todd: Sondheim - role of Johanna
Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary, Alberta


February, 2004

The Canadian Opera Company, Richard Bradshaw, conductor
Peter Grimes: Britten - role of First Niece
The Hummingbird Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Live Broadcast by CBC Radio 2 “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera”


September/October, 2003

Opera Atelier, David Fallis, conductor
Le Nozze di Figaro: Mozart - role of Cherubino
Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Ontario


May, 2003

Edmonton Opera, Peter Dala, conductor
The Mikado: Sullivan - role of Yum Yum
Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, Alberta


February, 2003

Opera Ontario, Daniel Lipton, conductor
Le Nozze di Figaro: Mozart - role of Susanna
Hamilton Place, Hamilton, Ontario


January, 2002

Pacific Opera Victoria, Timothy Vernon, conductor
The Taming of the Shrew: Giannini - role of Bianca
McPherson Playhouse, Victoria, British Columbia


February 2001

The Canadian Opera Company School Tour
Hansel and Gretel: Humperdinck - role of Gretel
Opera in the Schools, Toronto, Ontario


September - June, 2000

Vancouver Opera, Tyrone Paterson, conductor
L’Elisir d’Amore: Donizetti - role of Gianetta
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia


November, 1999

Vancouver Opera, Leslie Dala, conductor
Pirates of Penzance: Sullivan - role of Mabel
Opera in the Schools, British Columbia


September 1998 - June, 1999

Broomhill Opera, Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Tolomeo: Handel - role of Seleuce
Christ’s Hospital Theatre, Horsham, United Kingdom


July, 1998

The London Handel Society, Denys Darlow, conductor
Radamisto: Handel - role of Tigrane
The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, United Kingdom


1997

The London Handel Society, Denys Darlow, conductor
Deidamia: Handel - role of Achille
The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, United Kingdom


1996

Britten Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies, Stuart Bedford, conductor
The Rape of Lucretia: Britten - role of Lucia
Snape Maltings, United Kingdom


1996

New Chamber Opera
Dido and Aeneas: Purcell - role of Belinda
New College, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom


July, 1995

Oratorio



London Fanshawe Singers, David Hollier, conductor
Gloria: Vivaldi
soprano 2 soloist
Dundas St. United Church, London, Ontario


November, 2017

Winnipeg Symphony, Tania Miller, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, Manitoba


JDecember, 2016

Western University Faculty Concert
Agnus: Berio
soprano 2 soloist
Von Kuster Hall, London, Ontario


September, 2015

Voca Chorus of Toronto, Jenny Crober, conductor
Magnificat: Bach
soprano 2 soloist
Eastminster United Church, Toronto, Ontario


December, 2013

Guelph Chamber Society, Gerald Neufeld, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
River Run Centre, Guelph, Ontario


December 2012

Kingston Symphony, Kingston Choral Society, Brian Jackson, conductor
Requiem: Healy Willan
soprano soloist
Kingston Gospel Temple, Kingston, Ontario


March, 2011

Guelph Chamber Society, Gerald Neufeld, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
River Run Centre, Guelph, Ontario


December 2009

Victoria Symphony, Ivars Taurins, conductor
Ode to St. Cecilia: Handel
soprano soloist
Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia


October, 2007

The Aradia Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, conductor
Israel in Egypt: Handel
soprano soloist
Grand River Baroque Festival, Grand River, Ontario


2007

Victoria Symphony, Tania Miller, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia


December, 2006

Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia


December, 2006

National Ballet of Canada, Ormsby Wilkins, conductor
The Contract: Michael Torke
soprano soloist
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, N.Y.


2005

Orpheus Choir of Toronto
Requiem: Stanford
soprano soloist
Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Ontario


2005

Nova Scotia Symphony, Bernard Gueller, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
Rebecca Cohen Theatre, Halifax, Nova Scotia


December 2005, December 2004

Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester und Rundfunkchor,
Howard Arman, conductor

Judas Maccabeus: Handel
soprano soloist
Handel Festival, Halle, Germany
Live Broadcast by MDR, German Radio in


2004

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Noel Edison, conductor
Requiem: Fauré
soprano soloist
Toronto, Ontario


April, 2004

Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester und Rundfunkchor,
Howard Arman, conductor

Magnificat, Beatus Vir, Dixit Dominus, Laudate Pueri Dominum: Vivaldi
soprano 2 soloist
Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Germany


2003

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Noel Edison, conductor
A Shining Peace: Raminsh
soprano soloist
Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto, Ontario


2003

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/Robert Desrosiers Dance Company,
Noel Edison, conductor

Requiem: Mozart
soprano soloist
Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto, Ontario


2003

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Noel Edison, conductor
Mass in B Minor: Bach
soprano 2 soloist
Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto, Ontario


April, 2003

Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, conductor
Mass in C Minor: Beethoven
soprano soloist
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia


2002

Vancouver Chamber Choir, CBC Radio Orchestra,
Jon Washburn, conductor

Missa Brevis in C Minor: Raminsh
soprano soloist
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia


2002

Elmer Iseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor
Messiah: Handel
soprano soloist
St. James Cathedral, Toronto, Ontario


December, 2002

National Ballet of Canada, National Ballet Orchestra,
Ormsby Wilkins, conductor

The Contract: Michael Torke
soprano soloist
The Hummingbird Centre, Toronto, Ontario


May, 2002

National Ballet of Canada, National Arts Centre Orchestra,
Ormsby Wilkins, conductor

The Contract: Michael Torke
soprano soloist
The National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario


May, 2002

Chorus Niagara, Bob Cooper, conductor
Solomon: Handel
soprano soloist
St. Catherines, Ontario


2001

Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, conductor
Requiem: Brahms
soprano soloist
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia


2001

Chorus Niagara, Bob Cooper, conductor
Judas Maccabeus: Handel
soprano soloist
St. Catherines, Ontario


2000

Sooke Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Norman Nelson, conductor
Gloria: Vivaldi
soprano soloist
The Sooke Performing Arts Festival, Sooke British Columbia


August, 2000

Ealing Abbey, Jonathan Brown, conductor
Requiem: Mozart
soprano soloist
Ealing Abbey, London, United Kingdom


1997

Recital




Mysterious Barricades Trans Canada Concert Event
Von Kuster Hall, Western University, London, Ontario

 

September 2017, 2016


Music In Common Recital Series - “After the Victory”
Works of Schubert, Poulenc, and Weill
With D. Conrod, French horn, P. Shackleton, clarinet, and H. Morrison, piano
The Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario



July, 2016


Faculty Concert
Agnus; Luciano Berio with B. Hörst, soprano and J. Starling, clarinet
Von Kuster Hall, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

 

Fall, 2015


Algoma Conservatory Concert Series - “Soprano, Soprano/Piano, Piano”
Music of Gershwin with S. Gartshore, soprano, Dr. A. Turgeon, piano, and Dr. E. Turgeon, piano
White Pines Auditorium, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario



2015


L’Université de Moncton Recital
Hermit Songs: Samuel Barber with D. Rogosin, piano
L’Université de Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick

 

2014


Mount Allison University Recital
Hermit Songs: Samuel Barber with D. Rogosin, piano
Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick

 

2014


Primavera Concert Series
With M. Nance, baritone and F. Brasz, piano, St. Catherines, Ontario

 

2013


Lakefield Concert Series
With M. Nance, baritone and F. Brasz, piano
Lakefield College, Peterborough, Ontario

 

2013


Mount Allison University Recital
With D. Rogosin, piano
Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick

 

2006


Talisker Players Recital - “A Medieval Tapestry”
With J. McLennan, tenor, Talisker Players Chamber Musicians
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario

 

November, 2004


Talisker Players Recital - “A Medieval Tapestry”
With J. McLennan, tenor, Talisker Players Chamber Musicians
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario

 

November, 2004


Talisker Players Recital - “Let Evening Come”
With V. St. Pierre, mezzo soprano, Talisker Players Chamber Musicians
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario

 

June, 2004

Franz Schubert Institut Recital
Haus der Kunst, Baden bei Wien, Austria

 

2005


Aldeburgh Connection Recital - “Metamorphoses”
With C. Ainsworth, tenor, S. Ralls, B. Ubukata, piano
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

 

2005


Aldeburgh Connection Recital - “Schubertiade”
With L. Wiliford, tenor, S. Ralls, B. Ubukata, piano
CBC Radio 2 live broadcast for “On Stage”
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

 

2004


Ontario Musicians in Concert - solo recital
With S. Philcox, piano
CBC Radio 2 live broadcast for “Music Around Us”
Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto, Ontario

 

2003


Debut Concert Series - solo recital
With A. Comba, piano
CBC Radio 2 live broadcast for “Westcoast Performance”
Vancouver, British Columbia

 

2000


Musical Theatre



Mirvish Productions, Jeffrey Huard, conductor
The Sound of Music: Rogers and Hammerstein - role of Sister Sophia

Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

 

2008-2010


Recordings    

 

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Handel: Israel in Egypt
Performed with the Aradia Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, conductor
with L. Albini, soprano, N. Brown, tenor, J. Enns Modolo, mezzo soprano,
P. Mahon, baritone, E. Rachel McLeod, soprano, J. Nedecky, baritone
B. Roach, tenor, S. Watson, baritone,
St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Ontario
Naxos Records

2008

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The Contract
Soprano Soloist with the National Ballet Orchestra, Ormsby Wilkins,
conductor.
Toronto, Ontario
Self-produced by the National Ballet of Canada

2005

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Earth Chants, The Choral Music of Imant Raminsh
Soprano Soloist for Missa Brevis in C Minor, with the Vancouver Chamber
Choir, Jon Washburn, conductor, Vancouver Children’s Choir
Senior Girl’s Chorus, S. Olesen, soprano, M. Margisano,
mezzo soprano, N. Eugelmi, viola
Vancouver, British Columbia
CBC Records

2002

Other Scholarly and Professional Activities

 

 

Adjudication

 

 

Brockville Lions Music Festival

Brockville, ON

2020

NATS Ontario Vocal Showcase (Western University)

London, ON

2019

Hamilton Music Festival

Hamilton, ON

2019

Sudbury Kiwanis Music Festival

Sudbury, ON

2019

Northumberland Hills Music Festival

Port Hope, ON

2019

NATS Ontario Vocal Showcase (Laurier University)

Waterloo, ON

2018

Peterborough Kiwanis Festival

Peterborough, ON

2018

Ontario Arts Council Performer/Producer Grants

Toronto, ON

2017

Kiwanis Festival Provincials

Hamilton, ON

2017

NATS Ontario Vocal Showcase (Western University)

London, ON

2016

Northumberland Hills Music Festival

Port Hope, ON

2016

St. John’s Kiwanis Music Festival

St. John’s, NFLD

2016

NATS Ontario Vocal Showcase (York University)

Toronto, ON

2014

Central Newfoundland Kiwanis Music Festival

Grand Falls - Windsor, NFLD

2013

Sault Ste. Marie Kiwanis Music Festival

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

2012

Peterborough Kiwanis Festival

Peterborough, ON

2011

St. John’s Kiwanis Music Festival

St. John’s, NFLD

2011

National Capital Region Kiwanis Music Festival

Ottawa, ON

2011

Cornerbrook Rotary Music Festival

Cornerbrook, NFLD

2010

Gander Kiwanis Music Festival

Gander, NFLD

2010

Claude Watson School of the Arts

Toronto, ON

2009

Sudbury Kiwanis Music Festival

Sudbury, ON

2007

Carbonear Kiwanis Music Festival

Carbonear, NFLD

2007

St. John’s Kiwanis Music Festival

St. John’s, NFLD

2006

Central Newfoundland Kiwanis Music Festival

Grand Falls - Windsor, NFLD

2005

 

University Administrative Duties

 

 

Faculty Council - part time faculty member (Western University)

 

2014-2015, 2018-19, 2019-20

Other University Services

 

 

Entrance Auditions

Western University

2018

Undergraduate Juries

Wilfrid Laurier University

2017 - 2019

Entrance Auditions

Western University

2016

Undergraduate Recitals

Western University

2015 – 2018

Master’s Degree Recitals

Western University

2014 – 2015

Open House Workshops

Wilfrid Laurier University

2018 - 2019

Graduating Recitals

Wilfrid Laurier University

2019


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