Education

Jung Foundation, Toronto, ON, Diploma of Analytical Psychology 2009
Kripalu Center, Lenox, MA, Diploma  
Yoga Teacher 1996
Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO 1995, 1993
Aldeburgh School of Vocal Studies, ENGLAND 1992
Académie de Nice, Masterclasses with Dalton Baldwin, Lorraine Nubar 1990
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Master of Music: Performance 1989
University of Montreal,Montreal, QC, Bachelor of Music: Performance 1987
University of Paris-Nanterre, Paris, FRANCE  
Maîtrise (MA English and French Literature) 1981
University of Paris-Nanterre, Paris, FRANCE  
License (BA Art and Literature) 1979

Teaching

Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON, Voice Faculty 1990- Present
Glenn Gould School, Toronto, ON, Faculty 1996-2003
Pro Voce Studio, Toronto, ON, French Diction Teacher & Coach 1998- Present
Provincial and National Competitions and Festivals, Adjudicator 1998- Present
Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON, College of Examiners 2001- Present

Voice Studio Performance Direction

What is this thing called love? Music of Cole Porter, Toronto 2009
From Berlin to Broadway, Music of Kurt Weill, Toronto 2007
Aspects of Love, Music of W.A. Mozart and G. Bizet, Toronto 2005
War and Peace, Musical Reflections on the War in Iraq, Toronto 2003
A Night at the Opera:  
J. Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, W.A. Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Toronto 2002
Dido and Aeneas, H. Purcell, Toronto 2000

Psychology of Performance

Performance Without Fear, Director 1996- Present
Royal Conservatory of Music, Workshops 1996- Present
Glenn Gould School, Young Artist Performance Academy, Classes 1998- Present
National Youth Orchestra, Workshops 1999, 2000
National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Workshops 1999, 2006
Faculty of Music, University of Toronto,  
Advanced Performance Studies, Classes 2000-2003
   
Vocal Health, Consultant 1995- Present
Royal Conservatory of Music, La Voix Libérée 1995- Present
Glenn Gould School, Anatomy of the Breath 1997-1998
Chorus America Conference, Anatomy of the Breath 2000
Royal Conservatory of Music, The Art of Teaching, Seminar 2000
Royal Conservatory of Music, A Free Sound in a Free Body 2003
   
Publications  
An Island of Serenity, A Practical Guide to Relaxation and Well-Being 1999
Wholenote Magazine, Articles (Toronto) 1999
   
Performance Awareness, Director  
Glenn Gould School 1998-2003
   
The Artist in Communication (Concerts Outreach Program), Director  
Glenn Gould School (selected Concerts) 1999-2001
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 2000, 2001
Kohai Educational Centre (developmentally handicapped children) 2001
Numerous school performances Toronto District School Board 1999-2000
AIDS Benefit Concert 1999
   
Yoga For Singers, Workshop Creator 1997- Present

Awards

Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition  
First Prize, Brandon, MB 1993
Aspen Vocal Competition  
First Prize, Aspen, CO 1993

Recordings and Broadcasts

CD Release: From Paris to Broadway, Live at the Heliconian 2005
DVD/CD: Pensées de la Nuit (with composer/pianist Mary Gardiner) 2001
CD Release: Tapestry of the Heart 2000
AIDS Benefit Concert, CBC, Toronto 1990
Historical Performance Ensemble, CJRT, Toronto 1990
Young Artists Series Recital, CBC, Montreal 1988

Performances (Selected)

Cabaret  
Sous le Ciel de Paris,  
Cabaret Duo: Elisabeth Pomès, vocals, Marie-Line Ross, piano, Tranzac Stage, Toronto 2007
Stranger Here Myself,  
Cabaret Ensemble: Elisabeth Pomès, vocals, Robert Kortgaard, piano,  
Andy Morris, percussion, Joe Phillips, bass,  
Heliconian Hall, Toronto 2006
From Paris to Broadway, Edith Piaf meets Kurt Weill,  
Cabaret Ensemble: Elisabeth Pomès, vocals, Robert Kortgaard, piano,  
Andy Morris, percussion, Joe Phillips, bass,  
Heliconian Hall, Toronto 2005
   
Contemporary  
Pensées de la Nuit (World Première),  
Elisabeth Pomès, poet and vocalist, Mary Gardiner, composer and pianist 2001
Bone Marrow (World Première), by R. Baker and P. Uppal,  
with Toneart Ensemble Toronto 2000
Free Fall, with Toneart Ensemble, Toronto 1994
The Princess of the Stars, R.M. Schafer, Brandon, MB 1993
And Wolf shall inherit the moon, R.M. Schafer, Algonquin Park, ON 1992
Crown of Ariadne, R.M. Schafer, Banff, AB 1990
   
Chamber (Toronto)  
Trio Brio, (voice, trumpet, piano) 2003-2004
Voice/Guitar Duo, (voice, guitar) 1997-2000
The Rossignol Trio, (voice, flute, guitar) 1995-2001
The Lyric Trio, (voice, flute, piano) 1993
Ensemble Elan, (voice, flute, piano, percussion) Ontario Tour 1990
   
Orchestral  
Les Illuminations, B. Britten, Mississauga, ON 1995
Folk Songs, R.Vali, Aspen, CO 1993
Chants D’auvergne, J. Canteloube, Aspen, CO 1993
Come Ye Songs of Art, H. Purcell, Montréal, QC 1991
Magnificat, J.S. Bach, Montréal, QC 1991
Gloria, A. Vivaldi, Montréal, QC 1990
Stabat Mater, G.B. Pergolesi, Enghien, FRANCE 1989
Exultate Jubilate, W.A. Mozart, Montmorency, FRANCE 1988
Requiem, G. Fauré, Montréal, QC 1987
   
Opera  
Charlotte, Die Soldaten, B.A. Zimmerman, Banff, AB 1992
Despina, Cosi fan tutte, W.A. Mozart, Banff, AB 1992
Susanna, Le Nozze di Figaro, W.A. Mozart , Montréal, QC 1987
Zerlina, Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart, Montréal, QC 1986, 1987
Mrs. Warblewell, The Impresario, W.A. Mozart, Montréal, QC 1986
Belinda, Dido and Aeneas, H. Purcell, Montréal, QC 1986
Eugenia, Il Filosofo di Campagna, B. Galuppi, Montreal, QC 1986