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Jenny Cohen

Toronto Vocal, Singing, and Music Together Teacher

Jenny Cohen2018-08-12T14:46:35-04:00

B. Mus. (McGill)
M. Mus (McGill)
Trained Music Together Teacher

Mezzo Soprano, Jenny Cohen, completed her B.Mus. and M.Mus. in vocal performance at McGill University. Her experience spans opera, operetta, oratorio, and art song. Favourite operatic roles include Rinaldo in Handel’s Rinaldo (Summer Opera Lyric Theatre); Sesto in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito (SOLT); Erica in Samuel Barber’s Vanessa (SOLT); Mère Marie de l’Incarnation in Poulenc’s Les Dialogues des Carmelites (Voicebox Opera In Concert); Lizetta in Haydn’s Il mondo della luna (VOIC with the Aradia Ensemble) and Aurélie in Charles Wilson’s Kamouraska (VOIC, world premiere with Esprit Orchestra).
Apart from making music, Jenny loves to hike, improvise in the kitchen, cycle on quiet country roads, and go to poetry readings.

Get to Know Jenny…Beyond the Bio!

Artistic Influences: rustic art and vintage jazz

Favourite food: Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Least fave food: Liver (although she likes a good paté)

Favourite Music: Art Song & Bossa Nova

Favourite Song: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Gustav Mahler) and Summertime (as sung by Ella and Louis)

Favourite Movie: Ma Femme Est Une Actrice (along with just about everything by Pedro Almodovar)

Favourite Movie music: soundtrack to Woody Allen’s The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Favourite opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Favourite quote from my teacher: “Always remember, it’s not you in the art, it’s the art in you.”

Favourite book: Talking It Over (Julian Barnes)

Best thing about teaching at ABC: Being a part of and helping to build a close-knit, supportive, and dynamic music community.

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