RESUMÉ
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Alicia Guilder, Soprano
. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Birth: October 28, 1979
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SOLO PERFORMING EXPERIENCE
CD Release, Edmonton, June 2006
Guest Soloist
· (Orchestral debut), Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, Fort McMurray, June 2003
· CBC Nextfest music series, Edmonton, June 2006
· Harvest of Hope Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser, Fort McMurray, September 2007
· Profiles Public Art Gallery Auction, St. Albert, March 2007
· Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Society of Alberta fall conference
Edmonton, November 2006
· Fashion for Compassion Cancer fundraiser, Edmonton, October 2006
· Pink Ribbon Run for Breast Cancer, Fort McMurray, October 2006
· I-India Gypsy Carnival Fashion Show fundraiser, Edmonton, May 2006
· Voices of the Past, Alberta History presentation, Edmonton, October 2005
· Heritage Community Foundation, Benefit Gala, Edmonton, September 2005
· Edmonton School of Ballet, March 2004
· Breast Cancer Fundraiser, Edmonton, March 2004
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ROLES
Operatic
. Handmaiden (compramario role), Turandot, Edmonton Opera, December 2003
. Rosalinde, Die Fledermaus (adaptation), University of Lethbridge, April 2002
. Laetitia, The Old Maid and the Thief, University of Lethbridge, April 2001
. Sandman/Dewfairy, Hansel & Gretel, NUOVA, July 2000
. Gretel, Hansel & Gretel, University of Lethbridge, April 2000
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Oratorio
. Soprano solo, Haydn's Creation, Lethbridge, April 2002
. Soprano solo, Faure's Requiem, Lethbridge, December 2001
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VOICE TRAINING
. David Meek, (Head of Voice/Opera), The Vancouver Academy of Music
September 2007 to Present
. Blaine Hendsbee, (Voice Instructor), University of Lethbridge Faculty of Music, September 2000 to October 2002
. Joanne Hounsell, (Voice Instructor), Victoria Conservatory of Music
September 1998 to April 2000
. Dr. Karen Rees, (Voice Instructor), Fort McMurray
September 1994 to 1998
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EDUCATION AND MUSIC TRAINING
· Bachelor of Music, University of Lethbridge, 2002
· International Vocal Arts Institute, Montreal, June 2004
· Victoria Conservatory of Music, Operatic Intensive, 2002 & 2004
· NUOVA, Operatic Intensive, 2000
· Courtenay Youth Music Centre, 1998
· Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 8 singing, Grade 6 piano
· Bilingual (French/English), Lyric diction (French, Italian, German)
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Master Classes.
. Tracy Dahl, Nico Castel, Judith Forst, Catherine Malfitano, Joan Dornemann, Leslie Uyeda, Paul Nadler, Timothy Vernon, Robert Dean
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Coaches.
. Wendy Neilson, Bill Neill & Dixie Ross-Neill, Laurent Philippe, Michael McMahon, Peter Barcza, Martin Isepp, Deborah Birnbaum, Hemdi Kfir, Marlena Malas, Denise Masse, Peter Dala, Kinza Tyrrell, Robert Holliston, Marc Bourdeau, Phillip May
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RELATED EXPERIENCE
  Kindermusik Licence, Kindermusik International, 2007
  Recorded self-titled debut professional CD, released June 11, 2006
  Instructor of Voice, Fort McMurray Keyano College, 2003
  Instructor of Voice, Lethbridge Community College, 2002
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AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
  International Vocal Arts Institute (ICAV), Full Scholarship (one of two singers from Western Canada selected to attend the first Canadian division in Montreal), June 2004
  Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Marketing Grant for CD Release, 2006
  1st Runner up for Provincial/National Class in the Oilsands Rotary Music Festival Competition, May 2003
  Fort McMurray Chinese Cultural Society Scholarship, 2003
  Canadian Legion General Stewart Branch Scholarship from the Lethbridge Kiwanis Music Festival, May 2000
  Louise Needham Scholarship from the University of Lethbridge, September 1998
  Musicamrose Scholarship for attendance at an intensive Music Camp, Camrose, 1996
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OPERATIC & CHORAL EXPERIENCE
Chorus Member
· The Flying Dutchman, Edmonton Opera, October 2008
· Mozart's Requiem, Edmonton Opera, April 2008
· H.M.S. Pinafore, Edmonton Opera, February 2008
· Carmen, Edmonton Opera, October 2007
· Macbeth, Edmonton Opera, April 2007
· Don Giovanni, Edmonton Opera, November 2006
· La Bohème, Edmonton Opera, March 2006
· Filumena, Edmonton Opera, December 2005
· Porgy & Bess, Edmonton Opera, May 2005
· Edmonton Opera Chorus Recital, February 2005
· Lakme, Edmonton Opera, October 2004
· South Pacific, Edmonton Opera, April 2004
· Madama Butterfly, Edmonton Opera, March 2004
· Turandot, Edmonton Opera, November 2003
· Filumena, (World Premiere) Calgary Opera, 2003
· Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, NUOVA, 2000
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Choir Member
· University of Lethbridge Singers (1998 /1999)
· Vox Musica (2000-2002)
· Alberta University and College Choir (October 1998)
· Keyano College Youth Singers (1990-1993)
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References available upon request.
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