Janet Nichol is an established vocal teacher, clinician, and performer. Her recital programs span the classical, musical theatre, pop and jazz repertoire. Ms. Nichol obtained a Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Alberta, and continued her studies at the Mannes College of Music in New York, the Mozarteum in Salzburg Austria, and Oberlin College in Ohio. Janet’s selected operatic roles include, Gretel, Hansel and Gretel, Suzanna, Marriage of Figaro, Frasquita, Carmen, Mimi, La Boheme, and Yum-Yum, The Mikado. Her musical theatre roles include, Rose, Song of Singapore, Queen Victoria, Poppy, Big Jane, Three Postcards, and Emily, Wings. Janet was an Instructor for more than 25 years in the Music and Musical Theatre programs at Grant MacEwan University. She was the Vocal Director for more than 50 musical productions and taught individual voice lessons and performance classes in both programs. She served on the National Board of The National Association of Teachers of Singing from 2002-2005 and is a Past President of the North Central Alberta Chapter of NATS in Edmonton. For five years, she was the Vocal Advisor with the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival Board. Janet currently serves as Vocal Director for the St. Albert Children’s Theatre and maintains a private voice studio. She also gives master classes and lectures and has adjudicated at numerous music festivals and competitions in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
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