Canadian singer Gloria Jean Nagy holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario and an ARCT from RCM. Her vocal chamber group Cantabile has performed for thirty seasons and she has directed over a dozen choirs in the Ottawa area. She has appeared in numerous operatic performances and has been an examiner for Conservatory Canada since 2002. She has explored vocal music by Canadian composers and frequently presents their music.
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Gloria Jean

ARCT vocal performance RCM
Bachelor of Musical Arts (Education) UWO
Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Literature UWO

Gloria Jean Nagy earned her Bachelor of Musical Arts in Education and her Masters in Music Performance and Literature (Voice) from the University of Western Ontario in London, as well she is an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, ARCT in Voice performance. She studied at the Liszt Ferenc Zeneakademia in Budapest, Hungary with a concentration on Opera and vocal chamber song and pursued the same subjects at the Banff School of Fine Arts. She became an examiner for Conservatory Canada in 2002 (voice, piano, strings) and began adjudicating music festivals in 1998, so far from St. John's Newfoundland to Calgary, Alberta. In addition, she was the founding conductor of the Amabile Singers of Nepean (1989-2010) and The West Ottawa Children’s Chorus (2006-2011) as well eleven other church, school and community choirs in the Ottawa area over a period of 33 years. Gloria Jean was the founding lead singer in the vocal chamber ensemble Cantabile, which presented three concerts a year for thirty seasons (1986-2017). Operatic roles include Madam Herz in Mozart's Die Schauspieldirektor; Lucy in Menotti's The Telephone; The Mother in Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors; Zerbina in Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona; Alice Ford in Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor; Mabel in Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance as well as numerous operatic scenes. In addition Ms. Nagy has been the musical director for the Savoy Society-- H.M.S. Pinafore, Ruddigore, Iolanthe and Pirates as well as three variety show scene evenings. She has also appeared as soloist with the Brantford Symphony Orchestra twice, the University of Western Ontario orchestra and with the Montreal Repertory Orchestra. In 2002, She a pianist Dr. Elaine Keillor produced a CD of the music of Toronto composer Mary Gardiner for Conservatory Canada. In 1994, she published “An Overview of Canadian Vocal Literature” for the NATS convention in Toronto (available at the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto) and performed in the presentation Patrick Cardy’s song cycle Autumn and Violet Archer’s Three Biblical Songs. She is a past president of ORMTA, Ottawa Region Branch and served on the founding executive of NATS, National Capital Region. She continues to be on the selection committee for the Ottawa Kiwanis Music Festival.

Hungarian, French, German, Italian
57 Parkmount Crescent
K2H 5T3
Opera, Choral, Voice, Musical Theatre

17 Renfrew
11 Bancroft, Belleville
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