Wallis Giunta

2nd Prize Winner
2009 Brian Law Opera Scholarship Competition

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Biography prepared by Renate Chartrand from information submitted by the artist with her application for the 9th Brian Law Opera Scholarship Competition on 21 November 2009.

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Mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta, 23, began her voice training with Charlotte Stewart in Ottawa. She studied at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. There, she received her Bachelor of Music in 2007 and her Artist Diploma (Voice) in 2009 and won First Place in the Orchestra Concerto Competition. She attended training programs at the Aspen and Banff Centres and has sung Cherubino in Le nozze de Figaro, Dorabella in Così fan tutte as well as Cinderella (Rossini and Massenet). Wallis is now a member of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio where she will be Idamante in Idomeneo, again Cherubino, and covering Mercédès in COC’s Carmen. Recently Wallis was a finalist in the NEUE STIMMEN (New Voices) International Singing Competition in Germany.