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Bronwyn Thies-Thompson (Soprano)

Born: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian soprano, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson, studied at Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa, Ontario. She has been surrounded by music her entire life. She began cello studies at age 4, and the french horn at 11, before finding her musical voice as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa. She obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Ottawa (2011-2012). She is completing her Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto (2012-2016), as a voice student of counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, where she sings with his early music ensemble, Schola Cantorum, Toronto. She has received solo vocal and historical practice instruction from Early Music specialists: Dame Emma Kirkby, Nancy Argenta, Laurence Cummings, Suzie LeBlanc, and Adrian Butterfield.

Bronwyn Thies-Thompson continues to be active in the choral world, performing with groups such as the Ottawa Bach Choir (September 2011-September 2014), Larkin Singers (2012-October 2015), Theatre of Early Music Choir (2012-Present; Director: Daniel Taylor), and Bloor Street United (2012--2013). She sings in concert, and at festivals including the Quebec International Sacred Music Festival, Ottawa Music and Beyond Festival, and Ottawa Chamberfest. Recently, she has enjoyed her performances of Hildegard von Bingen chant with Dame Emma Kirkby, concert programs with the Gabrieli Consort (Director: Paul McCreesh), and The Tallis Scholars (Director: Peter Phillips), a tour of Austria and France with the York University Chamber Choir and for the past three summers, attending the Victoria Conservatory of Music's Summer Oratorio Program.



Source: Bronwyn Thies-Thompson Page, Facebook & linkedIn profiles; Photo 01: Credit: Colin Traquair
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2016)

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Daniel Taylor

Soprano

Member of Schola Cantorum, Toronto:
C-7 (2014):
BWV 165

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Bronwyn Thies-Thompson - Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Official Page)
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