Calgarian soprano Brittany Rae, recently completed a Master of Arts in Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. In June 2015, Brittany performed the role of ‘Pamina’ (Die Zauberflöte) with Lyric Opera Studio Weimar. She is accompanied by prize winning pianist Claire Butler, a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London UK.
Warm, passionate vocals contrast with the cold, digital tones of a Casio VL-1 synthesizer to create a sound that is at once soulful and soulless.
Allen Reiser is an ARCT Gold Medalist of the Toronto Conservatory of Music and has been honoured by Calgary’s Mount Royal College with a Distinguished Faculty/Teaching Award.
Moël (Mewael Hadera) is a singer-songwriter from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After moving to Calgary, Alberta in late 2014, he started writing soulful acoustic-pop songs filled with emotion.
Known for her powerful voice and dramatic abilities , Kathleen Morrison is quickly becoming a sought-after performer on the international operatic stage. In both Canada and Germany, Kathleen is best known for her portrayals of Mozart’s heroines, where her repertoire spans from the light to dramatic coloratura roles.
In 2014 Debra was honoured with the CBMA Award for Keyboard Player of the Year, and represented Southern Alberta in the Solo/Duo Category of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, in January, 2016.
Hansen and Plessis are both classical pianists with a big love for rock and roll music, and so it’s no surprise that they are most sought-after for their performance of Plessis’ arrangement of the complete Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band which Plessis composed especially for the two of them in 2011.
Master violinist Jonathan Lewis and pedal steel guitar wizard Charlie Hase join together to create a ‘portal to the beyond’.
Join us for a concert of International voice - featuring soprano Laura Styler as well as tenor Jorge Avilês. Each will perform works from their country of origin as well as other "favourites" from their vocal repertoire.
Feature performances in 2015 included a date at the Edmonton Yardbird Suite as part of the "Best of Alberta Jazz Series"
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