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Jolaine Kerley


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Jolaine Kerley is active as a soprano soloist, voice instructor, adjudicator, choral conductor, and clinician. She is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Concordia University of Edmonton as well as artistic director of Ariose Women’s Choir. Jolaine has been heard frequently as soprano soloist with choruses and orchestras throughout North America including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Alberta Baroque Orchestra, Richard Eaton Singers, Luminous Voices, and Pro Coro Canada. Jolaine performs regularly with Early Music Alberta. Most recent solo engagements include Copland’s Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson and Barber’s Knoxville: Summer 1915 with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra, Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem with Pro Coro Canada, Alan Bevan’s Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and with the Portland Symphonic Choir, Bach’s Johannes Passion with Calgary’s Professional vocal ensemble Luminous Voices, and an immersive Game of Thrones production with HBO and Giant Spoon Productions in Austin, Texas. Upcoming performances include music by Isabella Leonarda with the Alberta Baroque Chamber group and Arietta with Early Music Alberta.

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