Lissy Meyerowitz is a Canadian mezzo-soprano from Toronto with Italian and Jewish heritage. She is currently studying Vocal Performance at the University of Toronto under the tutelage of Mark Daboll and is a recipient of the 2019-20 Pinchas Ziegel Memorial Scholarship. She also intends to minor in Italian language. Lissy has had a very musical life; she began piano lessons at the age of 7 and played various concert instruments throughout her high school years. She discovered her passion for singing soon after and dove straight into her studies. She has performed regularly with the U of T Women’s Chamber Choir conducted by Dr. Lori-Anne Dolloff and has appeared in many U of T concerts such as Give My Regards to Broadway and the vocal division’s Noon Hour series. After she completes her undergraduate degree, Lissy intends on continuing her musical studies in an opera-focused post-graduate program. Lissy is very excited to make her opera debut as Nicklausse in Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann with the Halifax Summer Opera Festival.