Voice Fridays

Voice Fridays - singers performing in Mozart's The Magic FluteThe weekly symposium BY singers FOR singers

Led by the Don Wright Faculty of Music's Voice Division, Voice Fridays is a weekly symposium for singers including masterclasses, lectures, performances and seminars. All events are open to the public* unless otherwise noted as "students only" below. 

All events are held on Friday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. in Talbot College room 100 unless otherwise noted below.

For additional guest artist masterclasses, workshops and seminars, visit the main Masterclasses webpage.


September 13
Lisa Philpott presents "Our fabulous Music Library" (students only)

September 20
Brianna DeSantis presents "Audition Season’s here! Some do’s and don’t’s" (students only)

September 27
Dr. Todd Wieczorek "The In’s and Out’s of Breathing"*

October 4
Dr. Sophie Roland "Grads, what’s next?" (students only)

October 11
Thanksgiving Weekend - no masterclass

October 18
Guest masterclass with tenor Robert MacLaren* (location: von Kuster Hall)

October 25

November 1
Reading Week - no masterclass

November 8
Reading Week - no masterclass

November 15
1:30 p.m. von Kuster Hall
Songs of Many Lands - Annual concert of songs in many global languages celebrating Western’s International Week. Presented by Prof. Patricia Green for Voice Fridays.*

November 22
Jackie Short presents Opera Jury Masterclass*

November 29
Anita Krause-Wiebe presents Oratorio Jury Masterclass*

December 6
Last day of classes - no masterclass

*open to the public

Contact Us:

Voice Fridays Coordinator
Jackie Short
519.661.2111 x84324

Voice Division Coordinator
Torin Chiles
519.661.2111 x84323