Wednesday, June 12th

Classical Voice - Adult

Adjudicator: Jennie Such

Classical Voice - Adult

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:1:00 PMName:Rebecca CampbellTitles:
Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures by George Frideric Handel
Le soir by Ambroise Thomas
Love in the Dictionary by Celius Dougherty
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:1:15 PMName:Nicole AubinTitles:
At the River by Aaron Copland
Élégie by Erik Satie
Vouchsafe, O Lord, Te Deum and Jubilate, Z 232 by George Frideric Handel
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:1:30 PMName:Katie TantonTitles:
Mandoline by Gabriel Faure
Du Bist Die Ruh, D 776 by Franz Schubert
Love Went a-Riding, H 114 by Frank Bridge
Home Festival:Newmarket
Time:1:45 PMName:Isis ManningTitles:
The Loom by arr. Grace Williams
Dormir a un negrito by Xavier Montsalvatge
L'aio de Rotso by Joseph Canteloube
Home Festival:Stratford
Time:2:00 PMName:Ina Gefter BravoTitles:
La Serenata by Paolo Tosti
Romance, La fille du régiment by Gaetano Donizetti
Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß, Giuditta by Franz Lehár
Home Festival:Toronto
Time:2:15 PMName:Leeka Olena ParraTitles:
Countess, The Queen of Spaces by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
The Grey-Eyed King (song) by Roman Aizenshtat
The Wild Wind by Shoshana Mirlas
Home Festival:Unionville

2:45 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 2:45 pm until 4:30 pm.

Announcement of the winners will happen at the end of the workshop.