Style: Opera; Folk; Classical
Bio: Elizabeth Rogalsky Lepock, soprano local to Kitchener-Waterloo, holds an Honours Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance and Music History from Wilfrid Laurier University, and Master of Music in Performance and Literature from University of Western Ontario where she studied both singing and vocal pedagogy with Torin Chiles. Elizabeth is thrilled to now be pursuing doctoral studies at Western with Dr. Sophie Roland where she is researching the voice disorder Muscle Tension Dysphonia.
Elizabeth's passion for music includes a voracious desire to learn, a love for performing, and a nurturing attitude towards her students, while always attempting to challenge both them and herself. Her varied teaching experience includes a positions as the Choir, Voice, and Musical Directors, as well as Camp Director over her six years on faculty at Ontario Mennonite Music Camp, Conrad Grebel University College. Her masters and doctoral studies have led to positions as teaching assistant for such diverse subjects as music history, opera workshop, and Schenkerian analysis for performers. Elizabeth has as a clinician in local masterclasses and competitions. She maintains a large studio of voice and piano students, many of whom have achieved first class honours in exams and received acclaim at music festivals and competitions.
Elizabeth's latest operatic roles include Armida in AEDO's 2015 production of Handel's Rinaldo in Lucca, Italy, the title role in London's Opera2Go's production of The Stupendous Adventure of Gregory Green, First Spirit in Opera Kitchener's October 2011 production of The Magic Flute, and Pied Person in Peter Hatch's MyAudia, a new opera produced by Inter Arts Matrix and performed at Stratford Summer Music Festival and at Les Escales Improbables in Montreal.
Also an avid recitalist, Elizabeth has featured in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Noon Recital Series, Cambridge Galleries Concert Series, and Conrad Grebel University College Noon Recital Series.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Folk; Classical
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am available as a clinician or presenter