Opera Studies: Our Faculty

The members of the Vocal Department at the Marcel A. Desautels all have significant operatic experience and expertise. What is more, they love teaching!

Click on each name for their detailed biography and further information on operatic activities:

Valdine

 


Valdine Anderson

 






Mel Braun

 

Tracy



Tracy Dahl

 

Donna



Donna Fletcher

Monica



Monica Huisman

David





David Klassen

Laura



Laura Loewen

Robert



Robert MacLaren



Katherine Twaddle

Rosemarie



Rosemarie van der Hooft

Lois Watson-Lyons


Testimonials from past participants:

"With such a limited enrolment, the program becomes very personal and the amount of attention committed to your artistry is truly tremendous."

"The size of the program's faculty is belied by their sheer amount of passion and knowledge."

“There was a wonderful sense of team spirit among the students and faculty involved in UMOA, creating a comfortable environment to work in.”