Voice, Pedagogy, Choral & Voice Clinician, Adjudicator, Lecturer, MCPA Examiner,
Dean of Music & Voice Instructor at MCPA
2071 Caldwell Road
Eastern Passage NS B3G 1H7
Soprano Jennifer Farrell appears regularly with professional Canadian ensembles in the fields of oratorio, opera and choral repertoire. In western Canada she has performed as a soloist with the Vancouver Bach Choir, the Vancouver Symphony, MusicFest Vancouver, Vancouver Voices, the Vancouver Opera, the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, the Victoria Philharmonic Choir, and the Pacific Baroque Orchestra. She has also sung with the internationally acclaimed chamber choir, musica intima. In eastern Canada she has appeared as a guest soloist with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Opera Nova Scotia, Symphony Nova Scotia, Maritime Concert Opera, Cecilia Concerts, the St. George's Consort and Les Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. Her undergraduate studies were completed at Wilfrid Laurier University, and she went on to earn a Master of Music degree and Doctor of Musical Arts degree with specializations in opera at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Farrell is also active as a voice pedagogue, adjudicator, clinician and examiner, and regularly lectures in her areas of specialization, voice production and baroque opera. An active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, in 2011 she attended the prestigious NATS Intern program, and in 2014 she was the recipient of a NATS Independent Teacher Fellowship. Dr. Farrell was a voice instructor at Mount Allison University from 2011-2013, and will be joining the voice faculty at Acadia University for the 2017-18 academic year.