Wednesday, June 12th

Classical Voice - Level 10

Adjudicator: Jennifer Tung

Classical Voice - Level 10

A Dora nominated conductor, Chinese-Canadian Jennifer Tung is the artistic director of Toronto City Opera and assistant conductor of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra. She leads a uniquely versatile career as music director, collaborative pianist and soprano. In 2020/21, she joined Tapestry Opera as a conducting fellow in the inaugural year of the Women in Musical Leadership program, in partnership with Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Pacific Opera Victoria.

Jennifer debuted with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival conducting The Mikado in 2017 and has returned to conduct Sweeney Todd and Tragedy of Carmen. In 2019, she debuted with Opera York in La Traviata and assisted Tapestry Opera and Opera on the Avalon's joint production of the Dora Award winning opera Shanawdithit by Dean Burry and Yvette Nolan. Recently, she conducted the world premiere of "Gould's Wall" by Brian Current and Liza Balken, a joint production with the Royal Conservatory of Music and Tapestry Opera.

For the 2022/23 season, she has debuted as guest conductor with Opera McGill's production of "Plaything" (Anna Pigorna/Maria Reva - Canadian premiere), Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic and Kamloops Symphony. In March of 2023, Jennifer conducted the world premieres of Continuum's production of the opera "Show Room" (Rodney Sharman/Etom Egoyan) as well as Tapestry Opera/Obsidian Theatre's co-production of "Of the Sea" (Ian Cusson/Kanika Ambrose). Upcoming engagements include concerts with Kamloops symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia and Vancouver Opera.

Jennifer is on faculty at the Glenn Gould School, and is a sought-after faculty member for summer programs internationally. She holds degrees in vocal performance and collaborative piano from the Eastman School of Music and has studied conducting with Maestro Denis Mastromonaco.


Walton Memorial United Church
2489 Lakeshore Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 1H9

TimeNameTitlesHome Festival
Time:1:00 PMName:Wilson Tansley-CryerTitles:
Du Bist Die Ruh, D 776 by Franz Schubert
Malinconia, Ninfa gentile by Vincenzo Bellini
Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain by Roger Quilter
Home Festival:Hamilton
Time:1:15 PMName:Chrissie ChanTitles:
How Beautiful are the Feet, Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Ridente La Calma, Der Sylphe des Friedens by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lost by David L. McIntyre
Home Festival:Peel
Time:1:30 PMName:Tessa HarveyTitles:
Après un rêve (op. 7, no. 1) by Gabriel Fauré
Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf
Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven? by Aaron Copland
Home Festival:Peel
Time:1:45 PMName:Carolyn WangTitles:
Il mio bel foco by Benedetto Marcello
Per pietà, bell’idol mio by Vincenzo Bellini
Claire de Lune, op. 46, no. 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Home Festival:Toronto
Time:2:00 PMName:Aurelia FriesenTitles:
Du bist die Ruh, D 776 by Franz Schubert
Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven? by Aaron Copland
Romance by Claude Debussy
Home Festival:St. Thomas
Time:2:15 PMName:Sarah Leah CiveraTitles:
Pie Jesu, Requiem, op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré
Oh! Had I Jubal's Lyre, Joshua by George Frideric Handel
Vedrai Carino, Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Home Festival:North York Live
Time:2:30 PMName:Isabella BuTitles:
Clair de Lune, op. 46, no. 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Quella fiamma che m'accende by Francesco Bartolomeo Conti
Hark the Echoing Air Z. 629, The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell
Home Festival:London
Time:2:45 PMName:Mya DeschampsTitles:
Caminante from Three Spanish Lyrics for Soprano by Imant Raminsch
Mausfallen-Sprüchlein by Hugo Wolf
The Bird by John Duke
Home Festival:Peterborough
Time:3:00 PMName:Océanne DemersTitles:
Hark! The echoing air, The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell
Chanson des cueilleuses de lentisques by Maurice Ravel
De dónde venis, amore? by Joaquin Rodrigo
Home Festival:Ottawa Kiwanis

3:30 PM - Workshop and Announcement of Winners – MANDATORY

Workshop will be held from approximately 3:30 pm until 5:15 pm.

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