Singer to per­form Wed­nes­day

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY/FEATURES -

Wed­nes­days at Noon con­tin­ues this week with a recital by Han­nah Roll­wage, mezzo-so­prano, ac­com­pa­nied by Frances McBurnie, pi­ano.

The pro­gram, which in­cludes Han­del, Ravel, Du­Parc, Saint-Saens and Rossini, will be­gins at 12:10 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, July 15, at the Kirk of St. James, Char­lot­te­town.

Ad­mis­sion is free, but do­na­tions to the Kirk’s Choral Scholar Pro­gram are greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

Roll­wage re­cently grad­u­ated with her bach­e­lor of mu­sic in vo­cal per­for­mance from UPEI, study­ing with Sung Ha ShinBouey. Raised in Toronto, she moved to Char­lot­te­town in 2006 and at­tended Colonel Gray Se­nior High School.

She has been fea­tured as a soloist in many recitals in the UPEI Mu­sic Depart­ment and in pro­grams across the Is­land. She is cur­rently en­joy­ing a sum­mer of per­for­mances with The Emer­alds trio at the Trail­side Cafe.

In ad­di­tion to her stud­ies in the clas­si­cal field, which have in­volved per­for­mances in UPEI en­sem­bles and the P.E.I. Sym­phony Or­ches­tra, Roll­wage en­joys per­form­ing in folk, roots and jazz ca­pac­i­ties.

A multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist, she has stud­ied pi­ano, cello and string bass.

She works as a ses­sion mu­si­cian, church mu­sic di­rec­tor and choral con­duc­tor and re­cently be­gan teach­ing mu­sic lessons in her stu­dio at Long and McQuade.


Han­nah Roll­wage, mezzo-so­prano, will be per­form­ing on Wed­nes­day, July 15, as part of the Wed­nes­days at Noon se­ries.

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