Conservatory of Music & Dance

Justine Wilks

Soprano

Justine is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Masters of Music in Voice Performance specializing in Vocal Pedagogy (2010) and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Toronto (2008). She also has a Diploma in Music Performance from Cambrian College (2005).

Justine is a frequent recitalist and oratorio performer. Notable performances include a joint recital with Natalia Peric and Ken Murdoch for the Magic of Music Masterclass Series in Medicine Hat, Alberta, a recital with cellist Thérèse Motard and pianist Laurie Altman at Festival Alexandria in Alexandria, Ontario and the premier of Five Shakespeare Songs, written by Canadian composer Colin Eatock, at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheater in Toronto, Ontario. Oratorio roles include Vivaldi’s Gloria, Vivaldi’s Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah, Charpentier's Messe de minuit pour Nöel and Fauré’s Requiem. Opera roles include Nella in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, with the Centre for Opera Studies in Sulmona, Italy and the role of Bastienne in Mozart's Bastien und Bastienne with the Franco-American Vocal Academy in Salzburg, Austria. Justine has also studied at the Vancouver International Song Institute and at the Lied Austria program in Leibnitz, Austria.

Justine is not only a passionate performer but also an enthusiastic voice teacher and adjudicator. She is on faculty at the Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance where she teaches voice, voice academy ensemble, junior children's choir, children's choir and music exploration for people facing challenges as well as their aids.