Welcome to Cantare Music Studios.
Norma Churchill was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. After completing her B.Mus in performance at the University of Toronto (Dean’s List), she continued her studies in England with Vera Rozsa and Paul Hamburger of the Guildhall School of Music.
In addition, Norma completed courses at the Britten-Pears School of Music with Suzanne Danco and Hugues Cuenod, at the Beethoven Musikschule in Vienna with Sigrun Quentes and with Marshall Pynkoski of Opera Atelier in Toronto.
Her beautiful and expressive voice has been heard in performances with the Edmonton Opera Company, Opera in Concert, the Toronto Operetta Theatre, and the Toronto Choral Society and abroad with orchestras in England and in Poland. More recently she has had the pleasure of premiering a number of Maria Case’s compositions in Toronto.
Formerly a vocal teacher at Appleby College, Norma currently maintains a busy teaching schedule at The Kingsway Conservatory of Music and her private studio, Cantare Studio. In addition, she has coached as a guest artist in TDSB arts schools, conducts masterclasses, adjudicates music festivals, runs Musical Theatre programs for youth, is a NATS member, and belongs to the RCM College of Examiners. Recently, Norma was amongst an esteemed group of professionals who have become the first Official Instructors of the Vibrant Voice Technique.
“Singing requires an emotional freedom in order to unveil one’s true voice. I strive to furnish my students with the tools to achieve this, thereby enabling an honest performance.”
– Norma Churchill