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Caroline Schiller is an artist equally at home in concert, opera and music theatre repertoire. Of her concert and theatre work, highlights include performances with L’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal; the American premiere of Alexander Goehr’s Sing Ariel with conductor Oliver Knussen and the Boston Symphony Chamber Players and her performances in the role of Christine in the original Toronto cast of Phantom of the Opera. Praised for her performance of contemporary repertoire she has participated in the creation and performance of contemporary opera, theatre and concert works with companies that include The Banff Centre, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, The Tanglewood Music Center, The Indian River Festival and The Charlottetown Summer Festival. Recent and upcoming releases include “Great Britain Triumphant!” a CD of English cantatas with the baroque orchestra Capella Savaria from Hungary, conducted by Mary Térey-Smith and released by Centaur and “Voyage to Canada”, a recording of Canadian Song repertoire to be released through Centrediscs.
Dedicated to the training of young singers, she is Associate Professor of Voice and Director of Opera at Memorial University of Newfoundland; Founding faculty member of the MUN Song Academy, a summer intensive program in song repertoire for young singers; and a frequent recitalist, adjudicator and clinician internationally.
Caroline Schiller is founder and director of Opera RoadShow/Opéra en tournée, an opera outreach and touring program in its tenth year, that offers professional performing experience to university-age singers.
Caroline Schiller holds degrees from Mount Allison University (BMus), New England Conservatory (MMUS Voice Performance) and Florida State University (DM Voice Performance).