Teaching mezzo soprano  Emily D’Angelo  (2010)

Teaching mezzo soprano Emily D’Angelo (2010)


Inspired by the incredible ability of the human voice, Elizabeth McDonald has created a burgeoning career as a teacher of singers in Canada. A member of the voice faculty at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music, Elizabeth also spends time working with choirs and choral directors as well as continuing to perform across North America. 

Elizabeth’s students are having diverse and exciting careers. Scroll down for recent news and highlights!

Read a recent interview in SCHMOPERA Elizabeth gave as part of their their Voice Teacher Series.

Pragmatic in her teaching style and a champion of individualism in her students, McDonald spoke with us about empowering singers, the elusive idea of "support", and her systematic approach to selecting repertoire.



JANUARY 1, 2019
Tenor Conor Murphy (MusBacPerf 2016) joins the International Magic Tenors for a 2019 Tour of Germany. For tickets and more information click here.

DECEMBER 19, 2018
Emily D’Angelo (MusBacPerf 2016) Makes her Metropolitan Opera Debut as Second Lady in Mozart’s Magic Flute and returns March 30, 2019 as Annio in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito. For more details visit the MET website

MAY 24, 2018
Yvette Coleman (MusBacPerf 2014) drops her most recent single “Fortune” as Saint Yves Band. The song hit the Top 50 Canadian tracks that same week on Spotify.

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The UofT Faculty of Music turns 100

Soprano Alexandra Smither is quoted in the November 2018 edition of La Scena Musicale on how her experience at UofT made her a better artist.

Globe and Mail November 3, 2018

“Beyond Just Opera”

This feature article on Canadian mezzo soprano
Emily D’Angelo was published in the Globe and Mail on November 3, 2018.