Vancouver Opera Announces 2020-21 Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists

Congratulations to the 6 artists selected by Vancouver Opera for their 2020-2021 Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program; Ian Cleary (tenor), Dana Fradkin (stage director), Luka Kawabata (baritone), Amy Seulky Lee (piano), Jonelle Sills (soprano), and Amanda Weatherall (mezzo-soprano). The program provides a bridge between formal educational programs and the professional opera world, providing hands-on…

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Manitoba Opera Selects Artists for Digital Emerging Artists Program

Four Emerging Canadian Artists have been selected by Manitoba Opera to participate in their Inaugural Digital Emerging Artists Program. Congratulations to Sydney Baedke (soprano), Elizabeth Hoyt-Surdhar (mezzo-soprano), Kaden Forsberg (tenor), and Nicholas Borg (baritone). The four-week intensive online program includes lessons, masterclasses and webinars on language coaching, diction, and career development…

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A Busy Summer of Programming at Highlands Opera Studio

Highlands Opera Studio (HOS) went online this August to provide four weeks of fully subsidized intensive online professional training and development. Private coachings and group sessions focused on personal & professional growth, systematic racism, emotional health, community, shared experiences, adaptability, and…

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Soundstreams finds a new home at the CMC

Soundstreams is the new permanent resident of the third floor of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) Ontario’s historic building in downtown Toronto. Moving to the CMC tightens the connection between the two organizations and will further Soundstreams’ mission of promoting new Canadian music,…

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