Thursday, June 13th

Classical Voice - Level 8 - Group B

Adjudicator: Jennie Such

Classical Voice - Level 8 - Group B

Jennie's career has spanned the genres of oratorio, opera, recital and musical theatre. She is an alumna of Western University and the Royal College of Music (U.K). As an emerging artist she was a young company member with the Vancouver Opera Touring Ensemble, and the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble.

Jennie has sung principal roles with Broomhill Opera (U.K), Calgary Opera, Edmonton Opera, Opera Atelier, Pacific Opera Victoria, Opera Ontario, Vancouver Opera, Mirvish Productions, and the Canadian Opera Company.

As an oratorio soloist Jennie has performed throughout Canada, Germany and the U.K. She has been broadcast on CBC Radio, MDR (Germany) and the BBC (U.K), and has recorded works for CBC Records and the Naxos label.

Teaching and coaching is the cornerstone of Jennie's current musical work. She is a voice instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University, and the singing coach at the Stratford Festival and the
Birmingham Conservatory. 2024 will mark her 11th season with the company.

Additional vocal coaching credits include the Toronto production of Billy Elliot (Mirvish), The Hockey Sweater (NAC), and Opera NUOVA (Edmonton).

This season she will stage direct Opera Laurier's 2023/24 productions.

As an adjudicator Jennie has served for the Ontario Arts Council, and the Kiwanis and Rotary Festival organizations in regional and provincial competitions.

Awards include grants from the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the USC Teaching Excellence "Honour Roll" Award (Western University) and a Tyrone Guthrie financial gift from the Stratford Festival.


Central Baptist Church Oakville
340 Rebecca St
Oakville, ON L6K 1K3

TimeNameTitlesHome Festival
Time:10:30 AMName:Jane HynesTitles:
Intorno all'idol mio by Marco Antonio Cesti
Liebst du um Schönheit by C. Schumann
Serenade by C. Gounod
Home Festival:Oakville
Time:10:40 AMName:Alessia Di CaroTitles:
Me voglio fa' 'na casa, Tre canzonette RIC by Gaetano Donizetti
Come Ready and See Me by Richard Hundley
Liebst du um Schönheit, Lieder, op. 12 by Clara Schumann
Home Festival:IMFC
Time:10:50 AMName:Hana ManjiTitles:
Alma del core by Antonio Caldara
Le Charme by Ernest Chausson
The Sally Gardens by Benjamin Britten
Home Festival:London
Time:11:00 AMName:Alexander ZhangTitles:
Già il sole dal Gange by Alessandro Scarlatti
Intorno all'idol mio by Marco Antonio Cesti
Sonntag, op. 107, no. 3 by Johannes Brahms
Home Festival:North York Live
Time:11:15 AMName:Claire MillerTitles:
I Attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly by Henry Purcell
Liebst du um Schönheit by Clara Schumann
For You There Is No Song by Leslie Adams
Home Festival:Grey County
Time:11:25 AMName:Catherine LeiTitles:
Softly Flow, Thou Silver Stream by Thomas Augustine Arne arr. Henry Coleman
Lied der Mignon by Franz Schubert
Bel piacere by G.F Handel
Home Festival:Peel
Time:1:00 PMName:Sullivan ThompsonTitles:
Where'er You Walk by George Frideric Handel
Gia il sole dal Gange by Alessandro Scarlatti
Sonntag, op. 107, no. 3 by Johannes Brahms
Home Festival:Kitchener-Waterloo
Time:1:15 PMName:Cadence WatersTitles:
Wenn Mein Bastien einst im Scherze by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Romance by Claude Debussy
The Sky Above the Roof by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Home Festival:Woodstock
Time:1:25 PMName:Althea Jean TimaanTitles:
Bel Piacere by George Frederic Handel
Sonntag by Johannes Brahms
Cool and Silent is the Lake by Gladys Davenport
Home Festival:Niagara
Time:1:35 PMName:Claire StewardsonTitles:
Alma del core by Antonio Caldara
Le charme, op. 2, no. 2 by Ernest Chausson
The Green Dog by Herbert Kingsley
Home Festival:Lambton County
Time:1:45 PMName:Nicholas MoreauTitles:
Vittoria, mio Core by Giacomo Carissimi
Wohin? by Franz Schubert
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal by Roger Quilter
Home Festival:Toronto

2:15 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 2:15 pm until 3:45 pm.

Announcement of the winners and top two competitors chosen to go to the Playoffs will happen at the end of the workshop.

4:15 PM - Classical Voice Level 8 Playoffs

The Level 8 Classical Voice Playoffs will be held at Walton Road United Church - 2489 Lakeshore Rd. W. - from 4:15 pm to approximately 5:30 pm.

Playoff competitors will have to travel to Walton Road United Church.