Posts tagged Hansel and Gretel (2013)
Courtney Willick, Soprano

Courtney Willick was born and raised in Saskatoon, and began formal music training when she was 6 with piano lessons. At the age of 12, she joined the Saskatoon Children's Choir, and throughout her 7 years with them was fortunate to tour around Canada, Europe, and Asia, doing concerts and festivals. She began studying singing seriously at age 14, and continued through to the U of S, where she received degrees in Music and Education.

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Kelsey Stone, Choreographer

Trained at La Danse, Kelsey has participated in many exams, competed in different festivals across Canada and performed in musicals around the city. While living in Calgary after graduating, Kelsey went to school for Radio Broadcasting at SAIT, then settled in Prince Albert to work with Broadway North Theatre Company. She performed in Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Footloose (Choreographer, Rusty), Cinderella (Choreographer), Cabaret (Koste, Dance Captain), Annie (Choreographer, Grace)…

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Kathleen Lohrenz Gable, Music Director

Kathleen Lohrenz Gable's professional career includes experiences as a recitalist, voice coach, accompanist, and as a musical director and rehearsal pianist for opera productions in Canada and the USA. Kathleen received her Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University; a Diploma in Lieder from the Franz Schubert Institute in Austria; her Fellowship from Trinity College in London; and her Master of Music in Accompanying and Chamber Music from the University of Michigan. Kathleen taught Piano and Piano Pedagogy at the University of Michigan and was a Piano instructor at the famous Interlochen National Music Camp in Michigan. She has also taught for Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Windsor, and currently Kathleen teaches Applied Piano, and is Music Director for the Music Theatre Ensemble at the University of Saskatchewan…

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Susan Schmidt Goerz, Soprano

Susan J. Schmidt Goerz, MMus, BMus, BA in Theatre, BEd, is an accomplished, stage performer, director, educator and soloist who has performed and stage managed with the University of Saskatchewan Music Theatre Group, Saskatoon Opera Association, the Opera Troupe of Saskatoon, K-W Octoberfest Opera Productions, Kitchener-Waterloo Gilbert and Sullivan Society, the Orillia Opera House, K-W Musical Productions, and The Red Barn Theatre…

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Laurien Gibson, Soprano

Laurien holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Saskatchewan and an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School. Ms. Gibson has been the recipient of numerous awards including first place in the Canadian Music Competition, Gordon Wallis Opera Competition and Young Artist Competition. She has also sung in the finals of the Hans Gabor Belvedere competition, an international contest held in Vienna…

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Alicia Woynarski, Mezzo Soprano

Alicia Woynarski is a singer with a beautiful warm mezzo-soprano voice and compelling stage presence. Originally from Regina, Alicia completed a Bachelor of Music at University of Western Ontario and graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Masters degree in Vocal Performance. Operatic roles include Dorebella (Accademia Europea Dell'Opera), Cherubino (Saskatoon Opera), the title role in Carmen (Vancouver Island Opera); Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and the Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte (European Academy of Music, Czech Republic); Tessa in The Gondoliers (Westben Theatre); Florence in Albert Herring (UWO); Principessa in Suor Angelica (Opera NUOVA)…

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