Meet the Singers - Alto 

Alto Joan Campbell Joan began singing for the Elmer Iseler Singers in 2005. A physician in her other life, she practices radiology in Mississauga. Joan has been a long standing member of the Amadeus Choir and is an avid gardener and amateur bassoonist. A native of Toronto, she currently resides in the Beaches with her two sons Patrick and Colin. Claudia Lemcke Claudia Lemcke studied Piano and Voice in her native Germany. Claudia has been a frequent soloist in Toronto and the GTA and has extensive choral and solo experience with several of Toronto's finest ensembles, such as Tafelmusik, the Grammy - nominated Elora Festival Singers, Choir 21 and Aradia. She is now joining the Elmer Iseler Singers for their 2015/2016 season. When she is not in Toronto, Claudia can either be found in Montréal, singing with La Chapelle de Québec under Bernard Labadie, or in Germany with 'Vocalensemble Rastatt' under the baton of Holger Speck with whom she recorded frequently for Carus. Andrea Ludwig Regina-born mezzo-soprano Andrea Ludwig has had great success as a performer of contemporary opera, as well as the traditional mezzo soprano repertoire. Ms. Ludwig's commitment to concert performance remains a strong focus for her career and, in May 2012, she performed to a packed theatre in Toronto's Green Door Cabaret concert series. In 2011 she participated in the Queen of Puddings production of Ana Sokolovic's Svadba -Wedding, and reprised the role in France, Serbia and Ireland in 2012, as well as with Edmonton Opera in early 2013 and with the Philadelphia Opera in Fall 2013. She has performed as a soloist with both the Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers on a number of occasions, including Mozart's Mass in C Minor, Handel's Dixit Dominus, Copland's In the Beginning and Mozart's Requiem. Laura McAlpine Winnipeg-born, Laura enthuses audiences with her musical interpretation and dramatic versatility with “mellifluous singing and flashes of wit” (Opera Canada) and an “impressive voice that jumps off the stage” (Paula Citron, Classical 96.3 FM). Laura’s repertoire spans from traditional opera and oratorio to contemporary music. Her concert work has been with Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Arcady and Talisker Players. Laura also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Music Specialist, Minor in German Studies degree from the University of Toronto.
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Alto Joan Campbell Joan began singing for the Elmer Iseler Singers in 2005. A physician in her other life, she practices radiology in Mississauga. Joan has been a long standing member of the Amadeus Choir and is an avid gardener and amateur bassoonist. A native of Toronto, she currently resides in the Beaches with her two sons Patrick and Colin. Claudia Lemcke Claudia Lemcke studied Piano and Voice in her native Germany. Claudia has been a frequent soloist in Toronto and the GTA and has extensive choral and solo experience with several of Toronto's finest ensembles, such as Tafelmusik, the Grammy - nominated Elora Festival Singers, Choir 21 and Aradia. She is now joining the Elmer Iseler Singers for their 2015/2016 season. When she is not in Toronto, Claudia can either be found in Montréal, singing with La Chapelle de Québec under Bernard Labadie, or in Germany with 'Vocalensemble Rastatt' under the baton of Holger Speck with whom she recorded frequently for Carus. Andrea Ludwig Regina-born mezzo-soprano Andrea Ludwig has had great success as a performer of contemporary opera, as well as the traditional mezzo soprano repertoire. Ms. Ludwig's commitment to concert performance remains a strong focus for her career and, in May 2012, she performed to a packed theatre in Toronto's Green Door Cabaret concert series. In 2011 she participated in the Queen of Puddings production of Ana Sokolovic's Svadba -Wedding, and reprised the role in France, Serbia and Ireland in 2012, as well as with Edmonton Opera in early 2013 and with the Philadelphia Opera in Fall 2013. She has performed as a soloist with both the Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers on a number of occasions, including Mozart's Mass in C Minor, Handel's Dixit Dominus, Copland's In the Beginning and Mozart's Requiem. Laura McAlpine Winnipeg-born, Laura enthuses audiences with her musical interpretation and dramatic versatility with “mellifluous singing and flashes of wit” (Opera Canada) and an “impressive voice that jumps off the stage” (Paula Citron, Classical 96.3 FM). Laura’s repertoire spans from traditional opera and oratorio to contemporary music. Her concert work has been with Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, Arcady and Talisker Players. Laura also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Music Specialist, Minor in German Studies degree from the University of Toronto.
Joan Campbell photo Andrea Ludwig photo SOPRANO SOPRANO BASS BASS TENOR TENOR
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