Catherine Arcand-Pinette - Vocal Teacher
Catherine Arcand-Pinette - Vocal Teacher

I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing. 

– William James

About Catherine Arcand-Pinette

Programs Taught: Singing Lessons
Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Styles: Musical Theatre, Classical
Teaching since: 2000
Home or StudioStudio
LocationOakville

Native of Oakville, soprano Catherine Arcand-Pinette is an active performer and recitalist. She has been featured as a soloist in works including the B Minor Mass by J.S. Bach, Handel’s Messiah and Vaughan Williams’ Magnificat and has studied various operatic roles including Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Carmen in Bizet’s Carmen.

Catherine has also been featured in many musical theatre productions including Crazy for You, Pirates of Penzance and Nunsense as well as performing throughout Southern Ontario as a member of the jazz trio Trio Bella with the Swing Shift Big Band. Ms. Arcand-Pinette recently completed a MMus from the University of Western Ontario where she was very active in the Early Music Studio studying Baroque and Classical chamber music.

She has also taken part in the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute under the directorship of Ivars Taurins. Her paper “Getting a Handel on Baroque Pitch” was chosen to be presented as a part of the 2006 CUMS Conference at York University. Catherine has been teaching Voice at the Merriam School of Music for 10 years and is currently the soprano soloist with the Oakville Chamber Ensemble.

Education

Designations: BMus, Artist Diploma and MMus
School/ College/ University: Mount Allison University, University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto
Certifications: 2006 CUMS Conference at York University
Awards: None
Languages Spoken: English

CATHERINE ARCAND-PINETTE

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MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 829-2020
 
Hours
 Monday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Tuesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Thursday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Friday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm

MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 660-9503
 
Hours
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm
 Monday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Tuesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Thursday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Friday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm
 

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