Teaching Focus:

Music, Voice

German-born baritone Roland Fix is a graduate of the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria with a Master’s degree in Opera performance. While in Europe, Mr. Fix has participated in the Hallein Music Festival in Austria, and in Germany Mr. Fix was invited to sing in the Rossini Festival in Rügen, where his performance of Mustafa in Rossini’s Adina was recorded on the Canterino label. His Italian debut was in recital at the opera house in Città di Castello. Since his return to Canada, he performed with Opera York, Toronto Operetta Theatre, Opera Anonymous, Opera in Concert, and TrypTych.A flair for light opera and musical theater classics became evident in concerts and recitals, as well as the staged production of Frank Loesser’s Most Happy Fella in the title role, a concert performance of Les Mis as Javert, and several Gibert & Sullivan productions with Edmonton Opera and Toronto Operetta Theatre. He appeared as soloist with various choirs and orchestras where oratorio performances include Handel’s Samson, the Fauré Requiem, the Duruflé Requiem, Mozart’s Vesprae solennes de confessore, and Coronation Mass, Liszt’s Via Crucis, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Saint–Saëns’ Oratorio de Noël. Upcoming performances include the Duruflé Requiem in Hamilton in March 2013.As a voice teacher with 18 years of experience, Roland has seen his students succeed on many levels. His students have won silver medals for the highest Royal Conservatory grades in Ontario, have won scholarships and awards at competitions, have successfully auditioned at and/or graduated from Western, Laurier, U of T, and McGill, and have in some cases gone on to successful careers in music.Roland is in demand for master classes, as an examiner and as an adjudicator.



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