Andrea Nunez , Singing Teacher MM University of Toronto, Opera Programme, BM University of Western Ontario
Praised for her "bell-like, bright-timbred voice," Canadian Soprano Andrea Núñez is quickly making her mark as an emerging young artist.
She is also an alumnus of the prestigious Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Artist Program where she had her debut as Monterone’s Daughter/Page in Rigoletto and she also created the role of Laura in the world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain.
Ms. Núñez has also performed the roles of Norina in Don Pasquale, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, the title role in Alcina, and Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw.
Along with her operatic experience, Ms. Núñez has also performed the soprano solos in Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3 (Toronto Symphony Orchestra), Haydn’s Nelson Mass, and the Fauré Requiem (Festival Chorus Calgary).
Availability: Saturday & Sunday English & Spanish
Emily Ding, Singing & Piano Teacher
MM McGill University
BM University of Toronto
Canadian soprano Emily Ding earned her Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from McGill University in 2009 and her Bachelor of Music from University of Toronto in 2007.
She excelled in competition winning in the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing), Kiwanis Toronto and CMC 2008 (1st place, Canadian Music Competition). In Toronto, Ms. Ding has performed in Glen Gould Studio, George Weston Recital Hall and Richmond Centre for the Arts.
Emily has performed Opera roles including Donna Elvira at in Mozart's Don Giovanni (Toronto's Summer Operatic Lyric Theatre), as Rosine in the Canadian premier of Millaud's La Mere Coupable, as Frou Frou in Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Toronto Operetta Theatre) and recently Rosario in Granados’ Goyescas (Opera Five).
Ms. Ding is a soloist and choir member of Toronto's Cantabile Chamber Singers and vocal coach for the Toronto Chinese Choir. She enjoys teaching piano (beginner to grade 6) and will incorporate singing into the lesson for young children. See her Class for Children.
Availability: Sunday afternoon Mandarin & English
Helen Ho, Voice
ARCT Vocal Performance
ARTI Trinity College
BE University of Toronto
Helen teaches the classical art song and opera repertory in Italian, French and German. She also teaches Chinese folk song, Christian music and Broadway musical styles. Mandarin, Cantonese, English.To book an assessment or a trial lesson call: 905-479-0591