Mezzo-soprano Alida Doornberg earned her Master of Music degree from the University of Toronto, and Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory in Boston. Alida is the alto section lead for Echo Women’s Choir and College Street United Church in Toronto. Alida is a voice teacher and administrator for the Classical Music Conservatory in Roncesvalles.
Past concert highlights: Pub Night with Opera Revue; “Mystic Light” (Amadeus Choir); “Sing Along Messiah” (Early Music Voices Calgary); “Little Mahagonny” (at Gallery 345), “Chorus Fire,” and “Comedy Unbound” (all Voicebox: Opera in Concert). Opera roles include: Ino in Semele (Toronto Lyric Opera Centre); Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte, and Cornelia in Julius Caesar (both Summer Opera Lyric Theatre). Chorus credits: La bohème (Against the Grain Theatre), and Candide (Toronto Operetta Theatre). Summer festivals: Taos Opera Institute in New Mexico; Vancouver International Song Institute French Mélodie Immersion; and “Si parla, si canta” in Urbania, Italy.
Alida Doornberg attends the 2021 TSM Academy courtesy of the Dianne Henderson Fellowship.