Kaylee-Rose Read, soprano
Kaylee Read is a soprano who has absolutely loved her work as a voice instructor in Lethbridge, Alberta! It was bitter sweet to say goodbye to her Lethbridge studio and relocate to Calgary in 2018. The new SW Calgary studio will be opening following Kaylee's maternity leave - more details to come.
Kaylee has been singing all of her life in musical theatre, opera, choir, vocal jazz, and solo pop and country. Kaylee completed her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She is an official member of the Alberta Registered Music Teachers' Association. Kaylee is also certified with Standard Child Care First Aid CPR/AED Level-B from Life Savers Canada.
Kaylee studied at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy (COSI) in Sulmona, Italy in 2015 and Opera on the Avalon summer program in St. John's, Newfoundland in 2010. She also worked as the Executive Assistant to Artistic Director of the Opera NUOVA Summer Program in Edmonton in 2012.
While studying at the U of A, Kaylee was elected president of both the Music Students’ Association and the Concert Choir Ensemble. She was also chosen to be the undergraduate representative on the Department of Music Council, the Music Chair Selection Committee and the Undergraduate Committee.
Opera credits include: Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, Nananina in McCune's Zeus and the Pamplemousse, and chorus member in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Cosi fan Tutte. Musical Theatre credits include: Marion (The Music Man), Anita (West Side Story), Chorus (Copacabana). Kaylee has also been a member of the University of Alberta's Concert Choir and Opera Workshop.