|Performer:||Maeve Palmer – Soprano
40th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Competition Finalist
|Time & Date:||2:00 p.m. – Sunday, November 12, 2017|
|Location:||Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd.|
|Tickets:*||$20, Student tickets $5|
2017 E-Gré Finalist
Maeve Palmer, soprano
Congratulations to Maeve Palmer – soprano and Joy Lee – piano, receiving high praise for their second place finish in the 40th National Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, 2017!
Described in recent reviews as “scintillating”, “exciting”, and “superb”, Maeve Palmer is a soprano in the Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at the Glenn Gould School (2017-18). Maeve is the second prizewinner of the 2017 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, and a recent graduate of the Masters of Music in Performance at the University of Toronto, under the direction of Mary Morrison, O.C. Maeve has performed as a soloist in concert with Opera Atelier, Off-Centre Music, Tapestry Opera, Chorus Niagara, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, with Orpheus Choir of Toronto as their soprano Sidgwick Scholar (2015-17), and at the University of Toronto, among others. Recent roles include Zerlina (Don Giovanni), soprano in Derek Holman’s Laudes Creationis, Matriarch (The Farthest Shore),The Angel of Death (No Mortal Business), Leah (Swoon), Satirino (La Calisto), and soloist in Bach’s B minor mass, and Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecelia.World premieres include Nicole Lizée’s Malfunctionlieder, Alice Ping Yee Ho’s Three Songs of the Tang Dynasty, Tyler Versluis’s Five poems, and Robert Taylor’s Opticks. Soundtrack credits include The Space Between Us, film, 2017, and Aftermath, TV series, 2016.
For information on upcoming performances, please visit www.maevepalmer.com
Joy Lee, piano
Canadian pianist Joy Lee enjoys a multi-faceted career as a collaborative pianist, teacher, soloist, and scholar. She has performed at venues ranging from the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. to stages in Inuvik and Yellowknife.
Joy holds a MMus in solo piano and has worked with many leading pianists, including Julian Martin (Juilliard) and Robert McDonald (Curtis). But Joy’s love of the voice and its literature led her to collaborative piano, and to Michigan where she studied with Martin Katz (MMus). Joy has since worked with Martin Isepp, Graham Johnson, J.J. Pena, and others.
On faculty at Tyndale University College, Joy is also a vocal coach at the University of Toronto and the Royal Conservatory, and has participated in such festivals as Banff, Orford, and Pine Mountain.
Joy is currently in the DMA Programme at the University of Toronto, studying with Head of the Collaborative Programme, Steven Philcox.
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