Ingrid Suderman

Soprano Ingrid Suderman has enjoyed a versatile career  as a performer,  educator and adjudicator. Performance highlights include solo work with the Vancouver Bach Choir, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Vancouver Society for Early Music, the Vancouver Cantata Singers, the Amity Singers of Victoria, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the CBC Radio Orchestra, the Victoria Symphony, the Festival Chorus of Calgary, the Kitchener-Waterloo Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Calgary Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Richard Eaton Singers, the B.C. Choral Federation, the Ontario Choral Federation, the Saskatoon Symphony and the Trinity Western Chamber Choir. She has appeared numerously on CBC Radio and CBC Television, including  performances on CBC’s Heritage Show and Hymn Sing, principal soloist on an Offenbach Special, Can-Can to Barcarolle bought by NET Network and shown across the USA, and as soprano soloist on the KVOS Messiah Highlights shown in the US and Canada for many seasons.

On faculty at Trinity Western University from 1989 - 2011, she attended international voice conferences in Toronto, Philadelphia, Helsinki, Oslo, New Orleans and Paris. She has been an adjudicator for numerous festivals throughout British Columbia and a judge for the Vancouver Foundation, the Metropolitan Opera Auditions , for the Roberto and Mary Wood Competition in Victoria and for the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards on the district level in Victoria and Vancouver.

Ms. Suderman is the co-founder of the Vancouver International Song Institute (VISI) acting as its Executive Director, 2007 & 2008 and Board Chair 2010 & 2011. She is presently Past Chair and on the voice faculty. Winning the Northwest Regional Metropolitan Opera Auditions in Seattle led to singing as a semi-finalist at Lincoln Centre in New York, she  received her undergraduate degree BRE from the Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg and her graduate studies have been at the Nordwestdeutschemusikadamie in Detmold, Germany and the Banff Centre, Canada.  She received numerous awards and scholarships for vocal excellence throughout her years of study.

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