2019 Adjudicators

Elizabeth McDonald

Grade 10 Voice

Elizabeth McDonaldSoprano Elizabeth McDonald has developed a diverse career as a performer and teacher. A member of the trio Women on the Verge, she has performed across North American, the UK and France.

As a soloist, Elizabeth has appeared with the National Ballet Orchestra, the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, and the Kingston Symphony and was a young artist with both the Santa Fe Opera and the Canadian Opera Company.

On faculty at the University of Toronto, Elizabeth’s students have won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition, the Canadian Opera Company Centre Stage Competition, and the Eckhardt-Grammatte Competition.

Her students are regularly accepted to major graduate programs across North America. Elizabeth holds a Master of Music from the Eastman School of Music and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto. She lives in Prince Edward County, ON with her husband and two teenage children.