Linda J. Condy
Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Classical; Musical Theatre
Mezzo soprano Linda Condy completed her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Performance from the University of Toronto where she studied with Mary Morrison and Bernard Diamant. She also completed the ARCT in Voice Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
She has performed with the Canadian Opera Company Chorus, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Opera in Concert Chorus. She has performed at music festivals in Brussels, Flanders, Edinburgh and at Royal Albert Hall. An active performer, Linda sings many styles and genres, including classical music and musical theatre and has performed in many York Region venues such as Newmarket Theatre, the Old Town Hall, and The Briars. Recent performances include the mezzo soprano solos in the Mozart Requiem, Handel's Messiah, Haydn’s Paukenmesse, Lord Nelson Mass and Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise, with conductor William Shookoff. She also performed scenes from Les Miserables with the Kindred Spirits Orchestra and portrayed Rose in The Confidential Music Theatre (Newmarket) production of Gypsy. She has performed in musicals such as Oklahoma, South Pacific and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. She has also been fortunate to present world premieres of works by Canadian composers Scott Wilkinson, Clarke Ross and James Rolfe. Linda is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (Ontario Chapter) and the Newmarket chapter of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association. She is Past President of Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket and is a member of the Newmarket Arts Council.
Linda maintains a busy voice studio where she prepares singers of all ages for festivals, exams (RCM and Conservatory Canada) and auditions. She is in demand as a workshop presenter, clinician and masterclass teacher. Her students have won Gold Medals in RCM and Conservatory Canada exams. She is a regular adjudicator, having recently adjudicated music festivals in Peel, throughout York Region for Music Alive, the Uxbridge Trust and the Oshawa Kiwanis Festival, both on-line and in-person.
Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter