May 9 - 12,
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre
273 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON
Berlin-based Canadian soprano, Jana Miller, is notably taking her place in an upcoming generation of classical artists. In June 2014, she was awarded First Prize in singing in the Prix d’Europe Competition, as well as the prestigious John Newmark Prize. She has also been a silver medalist at both the Concours de Musique Hélène Roberge and Eckhardt-Grammaté Contemporary Music Competition.
Jana Miller is an accomplished singer of oratorio, particularly as a Bach soloist. Jana debuted at the Carmel Bach Festival (Carmel, CA) during July 2015 after being selected as a Virginia Best Adams fellow. Her 2015-16 season included a debut with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra as the soprano soloist in Bach's Christmas Oratorio, as well as a performance of Bach's Easter Oratorio with Ensemble Caprice.
Jana Miller has been engaged as a soloist by orchestras and organizations across Canada and the United States, such as Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, Symphony Nova Scotia, Carmel Bach Festival, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Ballet Opera Pantomime, Masterwork Chorus, Elora Festival Singers, Spiritus Chamber Choir, The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, Barachois Festival, Theatre of Early Music, Jeunesses Musicales of Canada, Société d’art Vocal de Montréal, McGill Chamber Orchestra, and Ensemble Caprice.
Jana studied at McGill University, the University of Toronto, and the Banff Centre. She has received generous support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and was a 2015 recipient of the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation Grants for Young Canadian Opera Singers.
Biography summarized from Jana Miller’s website
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