Dr Julie Daoust
Part-time Instructor, Music
Montreal soprano Julie Daoust has established a strong following in the French speaking communities and is continuing to gain critical acclaim across Canada for her elegantly poised vocal performances. A former member of the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal (between 2005 and 2007), Julie completed her doctoral studies in Voice Performance at l'Université de Montréal and has performed for the Canadian Vocal Arts Institute in Montreal and the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, where she won the Silverman Foundation Scholarship for most promising international artist.
She has performed with Pacific Opera Victoria, London Symphony Orchestra, the New York Lougheed Festival, Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Acadien Festival in Caraquet, Summer Music Festival in Barachois and the Festival Orford. Recent operatic roles include Micaëla (Carmen), Crobyle (Thaïs), Ghita (Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg), Lia (Debussy's L'Enfant prodigue), Clarice (Haydn's Il Mondo della luna), Annina (La Traviata), La Seconda Cercatrice (Suor Angelica) and Miss Jessel (Britten's Turn of the Screw) and Contessa (Nozze di Figaro).
Julie Daoust is currently teaching in Concordia, Université de Montréal and for her private studio.