Amber Cunningham, Soprano

amber@ambercunningham.com

CAEA

 

Opera & Scenes From

Giannetta                                 L’elisir d’Amore           Donizetti         COSI/T. Vernon            2011

Zerlina (understudy)                Don Giovanni              Mozart            UWOpera/J. McKay     2009

Chorus                                    Die Zauberflöte            Mozart            London/T. Vernon        2009

Susanna (scenes)                   Di nozze di Figaro        Mozart            UWOpera                    2008

 

Concert & Recital

Soloist/Section Lead                   Trinity-St. Paul United    B Ratzlaff           Toronto, ON                      2010-12

Performanc Recital                Art Song                                           U of Toronto                   2011

New Zealand Art Song          Various                      S. Philcox       Four Seasons Centre     2011   

Mass in C minor                    Mozart                       H. Janzen       Hart House U of T          2010

Requiem                                Fauré                        G. Pietraroia   Orchestra London          2009

Solemn Vespers                    Mozart                       V. Meredith     UWO Singers                 2009

Performance Recital             Aria’s & Art Song                              U of Western                  2008

In Good Company                ‘Arias’                         G. Fagan        Fagan Singers               2007

In Good Company                Art Song                     G. Fagan        Fagan Singers               2006

 

Jazz, Musical Theatre, Theatre

Featured Artist             Pops Concert: Hollywood Crooners     Orchestra London                     2011

Featured Artist             Costello & Porter                                  Jazz by the Bog                        2011

Featured Artist             Prime Time Big Band   G. Laidlaw        Aeolian Hall                              2010

Featured Artist             Jazz on Broadway                                Jazz by the Bog                        2008

Cindy (lead)                 P & J: The Sandwich    J. Culburt         Palace Theatre                         2007

Julia (lead)                   Hearts Made Great       L. Fagan          Orchestra London                    2006   

Chiffon                         Little Shop of Horrors    V. Moore         Grand Theatre                          2003

 

Singer/Songwriter

Sirens Folk Trio           Borealis Records                                                                        2001-2004   

                                                                                                                             

Awards

Jack Richardson Music Award, Classical Voice, 2010

Eleanor and Gerald Copland Graduate Fellowship, 2010-12

Sidney Pulley Graduate Fellowship in Voice, 2010-12  

Silver Medal; Grade 10 Voice, Royal Conservatory of Music, 2005                             

Best Actress Nomination, P & J: The Sandwich,          Brickenden Awards, 2005                    

Best Folk/World/Celtic Artist, Sirens, London Music Awards, 2002, 2003, 2004                                 

 

Master Class       Conductors             Coaches                     Directors           Teachers

Martin Katz           Timothy Vernon        Carolyn Herrington      James Marvel     Darryl Edwards

Laura Claycomb   Simone Luti              Mark Payne                 Tim Nelson         Wendy Nielson

Patricia Stiles       Jim McKay                Stuart Bedford             Ted Berg             Sophie Roland

Brian Horne         Giuseppe Pietraroia   Davis Hart                   Glynis Leyshon   Leslie Fagan

M. McMahon        Henry Janzen            Kinza Tyrrell               Tom Diamond                                                                                              

Training & Education

Masters of Voice Performance & Pedagogy, University of Toronto, 2012

Centre for Operatic Studies in Italy, 2011

Canadian Operatic Arts Academy, University of Western Ontario, 2010

Honours Bachelor of Musical Arts, University of Western Ontario, 2010

ARCT, Royal Conservatory of Music, First Class Honours with distinction, 2007                   

St. Andrews By-the-Sea Opera Workshop, 2006                                                         

                 

Languages

Sung: Italian, French, German, Latin (It./Gr.), Spanish, some Russian & Czech