The Canadian tenor, Charles Davidson, fell in love with singing as a treble at All Saintsí Anglican Church in Whitby, where he sang from the age of 8. He received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Theatre from the Guildford School of Acting in London, UK, PHis wards include: rincipal's Award for Musical Theatre (GSA).
Charles Davidson has since travelled Asia singing, performed with Grammy and Juno-nominated ensembles in North America, and taken the stage as a soloist/actor in musical productions across Toronto. Now at home in both the classical and musical theatre realms, he is in demand as a soloist and ensemble member with the Elora Festival Singers, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the new contemporary ensemble, Choir 21 (Soundstreams). He was a soloist at the opening of the RCMís Koerner Hall, as part of L.v. Beethoven's Choral Fantasia. He has appeared in shows such as Les Misérables (Thousand Islands Playhouse), Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story (Peterborough Showplace) and the Dora award-winning The Childrenís Crusade (Luminato). After graduating he had the opportunity to sing as lead tenor with Regent Seven Seas Cruises, touring much of Asia and the Pacific Rim. Most recently he played the title role in Joesph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for Metropolitan United Church, where he is first tenor lead, and will sing the Evangelist role in J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) this fall (2012).