The 2017 Vocal Academy Master Class - Emily Hamper - Stratford Summer Music
Event Date: Wednesday Aug. 9th, 2017
Event Time: 2 pm - 3 pm
Host: Stratford Summer Music
Canadian pianist Emily Hamper has earned an excellent reputation for her exceptional skills as a vocal coach and accompanist. Her international career includes opera productions and voice recitals across Canada, in Europe, Australia, and the US. Singers from her coaching studio perform with major opera companies and symphony orchestras around the world. Her 2016-17 season features a recital for the Canadian Opera Company and performances with INNERchamber right here in Stratford. Highlights from her 2015-16 season include a live broadcast for Zoomer TV (Toronto), and recitals with Phillip Addis, Michael Schade, Krisztina Szabo, and James Westman. Other performances have been broadcast on CBC Radio,
Radio-Canada, Classical 96.3 FM and Vermont Public Radio. In 2011 Emily was awarded the Best Collaborative Pianist Prize at the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (Voice) and accompanied the 13-city national winner’s tour. She maintains a passion for mentoring young singers and pianists, having served on the faculties of University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University, Université de Montréal, Vancouver International Song Institute, and the Banff Centre. By invitation of renowned mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick, Emily joined the faculty of the Institute for Young Dramatic Voices in 2014. Emily is a founding faculty member and co-artistic director of the Stratford Vocal Academy, which runs for its third season in August 2017.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Cost: Pay What You Can
Location: Avondale United Church, Stratford, 194 Avondale Avenue, Stratford
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