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 Anderson  Valdine
Mel Braun  
Tracy Dahl  Tracy
Donna Fletcher  Donna
Monica Huisman  Monica
David Klassen  David
Laura Loewen  Laura
Robert MacLaren Robert 
Katherine Twaddle



Rosemarie van der Hooft  Rosemarie
Lois Watson-Lyons




"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."