Soprano Jodie Alcorn-Miller has returned to her home Nova Scotia to continue sharing her love of music both on the stage and in the teaching studio.
Jodie studied under Dr. Christianne Rushton at Acadia University and with Elizabeth McDonald at The University of Toronto. She is the recipient of several awards and scholarships including the Nova Scotia Talent Trust and First Place in both Music Theatre and Classical Voice at the Nova Scotia Provincial Music Festival.
While completing her undergraduate studies, Jodie performed at the annual Tom Regan Concert as well as several roles with the Singing Theatre Ensemble. While at The University of Toronto, she was selected as soloist for The MacMillan Singers’ recording Dawn of Night through the Canadian Music Centre. She is an alumna of both Opera NUOVA and the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy. Highlights include Satirino in Cavalli’s La Calisto, Miss Titmouse in Penhorwood’s Too Many Sopranos, Eileen in Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, Sarah Brown in Loesser’s Guys & Dolls.
Jodie sang two seasons with the Elmer Iseler Singers with performances at Koerner Hall, Roy Thompson Hall, as well as two Canadian tours. She was section lead and soloist for Metropolitan United Church under Dr. Patricia Wright, and was in-demand in the Toronto choral scene, working with the Toronto Voice Lab, Toronto Festival Singers, Trinity Chapel Choir, and as a soloist with Mendelssohn Choir’s Singsation.
Since moving to Halifax, Jodie has began collaborating with the Upstream Ensemble, which is a creative music ensemble focusing on improvisation. Other performances include those with the Halifax Camerata Singers, SNS Chorus, and Eastern Horizon. In June, Jodie is performing in Pirates of Penzance as Mabel with Maritime Concert Opera.