Office: MB 255
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85320
Soprano Rachel Mallon performs a diverse repertoire, including operatic roles, concert and oratorio alongside attending workshops/conferences in art song and vocal pedagogy, throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. Role highlights include Fioridiligi, Pamina, Helena and even Lily in The Secret Garden. Ms. Mallon has received numerous national scholarships and awards for her singing and teaching.
Ms. Mallon is a passionate teacher. Present and former students have been nominated for three Junos, toured North America, Europe, Australia and Japan, been named as Canada’s Top 30 Under 30 Hot Classical Musicians (CBC), won First and Third place in the Eckhardt-Grammaté National Music Competition plus Best Performance of the Commissioned Work. Further back in 2012, one student was the youngest performer to ever sing at Carnegie Hall as a finalist in the New York Tang Dynasty Competition.
Her students have performed at the Tanglewood Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Songfest, Franz Schubert Institute, Opera Nuova, HSOW, SOLT, St. Andrews OW and attended Music Academy of the West. They have also received fellowships and scholarships up to $40000 USD from Masters and DMA scholarships to the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation to a Rebanks Fellow at the Royal Conservatory of Music to being a laureate of the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques. They have won competitions from Provincials to Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions to NATS and been employed with the Canadian Opera Company to K-W Symphony to Elora Festival Singers to Toronto Operetta Theatre.
Ms. Mallon holds a BMUS in Voice Performance, With Distinction, and a MMUS in Voice Performance. She is a member of NATS and an adjudicator in Canada. She has been teaching voice performance for the Don Wright Faculty of Music since 2004.