Emma Battel

Emma Battel is soprano from Kingston, Ontario.  This fall she will begin her third year of the vocal performance program at Western University where she studies under Patricia Green. Prior to university, Emma was a 7-year chorister of Cantabile Choirs, sang annually in the Kiwanis Festival and immersed herself in performing through piano, flute and musical […]

Zoë Gotziaman

Zoë Gotziaman just graduated from the University of Manitoba under the tutelage of Tracy Dahl. Zoë’s recent roles include: Hansel Hansel and Gretel (UofM School Tour), Phoebe Yeomen of the Guard (G&S Society of Winnipeg), Venèto The Confused Castrato (Little Opera Company), Nancy in Albert Herring (HSOF), and she has been in the Manitoba Opera […]

Sevan Kochkarian

Sevan Kochkarian is a lyric soprano from Vancouver, BC with “a stunning voice and character” (The Contributor). She studied at the Vancouver Academy of Music under the direction of David Meek for five years with an emphasis in Opera before heading to McGill to continue her degree in Voice Performance studying with Joanne Kolomyjec, specializing […]

Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan recently graduated with a Masters in Opera Performance from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, studying under baritone Nathaniel Watson. Having returned to Philadelphia, PA, he will begin auditioning for Young Artist Programs across the United States. He is excited to return to the HSOF, and is honored to portray such an iconic […]

Victoria Vass

Victoria Vass has recently completed a Masters degree in Vocal Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario. She has received her Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario and completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Queen’s University in Kingston. While at Queen’s she performed as Sister Genevieve in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and was featured as a soloist for A Night in […]