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Education and experience

Toronto born soprano Clare Lowe (she/her/elle) is passionate about music and theatre, and has been performing for as long as she can remember. Credits include: various roles in The Opera Show (Mount Allison Music), Romilda in Serse (HSOF), chorus in The Art of Love (COSA Canada), Denise in Problem Child (Mount Allison University), Démon Lucinde and chorus in Armide (HSOF), Kathy in The Hound of the Baskervilles (PTC Sackville), various roles in The Nutcracker (Pia Bouman School for Ballet), Gerda in The Snow Queen (CCOC), children’s chorus in La bohème (COC), Jane Banks in Mary Poppins (LOT), Gretl von Trapp in The Sound of Music (Mirvish). Clare has sung with Young Voices Toronto, the Canadian Children’s Opera Company, the Gallery Choir of The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, and Mount Allison University's Choral Society and Elliott Chorale. She has had the privilege of performing at the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Four Seasons Centre and the Roy Thompson Hall. From 2014 to September 2021, Clare studied voice with Melanie Conly in Toronto. In September 2021 she began a Bachelor of Music at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, where she studies voice with Dr. Christina Haldane. She is the proud recipient of several honours and awards from Mt. A., including the Mary Emerency Pickard Bell, and Mary McKean Music Scholarships. Clare is grateful to everyone on her team in Toronto and Sackville. 

Performance Videos

Upcoming Performances 

Jeunesses Musicales New Brunswick Tour:

March 10th, 2pm Moncton, NB

March 15th, 7:30pm Bathurst, NB

March 16th, 7:30pm Dalhousie, NB

March 17th, 2pm Caraquet, NB

March 22nd, 7:30pm Edmunston, NB

March 23rd, 7pm Fredericton, NB

March 24th, 7:30pm--Solo recital shared with Michaela Cabot (soprano) and Jennifer Del Motte (piano and harpsichord) Brunton Auditorium (Mount Allison University)


Musical Theatre 

  • ARLEN, Harold and HARBURG, E.Y. 
    • Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) 
  • BERNSTEIN, Leonard 
    • Glitter and be Gay (Candide) 
    • My House (Peter Pan) 
    • My name is Barbara (I Hate Music) 
    • Jupiter Has Seven Moons (I Hate Music) 
    • I Hate Music (I Hate Music) 
    • I’m a person too (I Hate Music) 
  • BOCK, Jerry and HARNICK, Sheldon 
    • Far from the Home I Love (Fiddler on the Roof) 
  • BROWN, Jason Robert 
    • Christmas Lullaby (Songs for a New World) 
  • HARRON, Donald and CAMPBELL, Norman 
    • Apology (Anne of Green Gables) 
  • LOEWE, Frederick (Music) and LERNER, Alan Jay (Words) 
    • I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady) 
    • Show me (My Fair Lady) 
    • Where are the Simple Joys of Maidenhood (Camelot) 
  • ROGERS, Richard and HAMMERSTEIN, Oscar 
    • Many a New Day (Oklahoma!) 
    • My Favourite Things (The Sound of Music) 
    • The Lonely Goatherd (The Sound of Music) 
    • The Sound of Music (The Sound of Music) 
  • SONDHEIM, Stephen and BERNSTEIN, Leonard 
    • Somewhere (West Side Story) 
  • SONDHEIM, Stephen 
    • On the steps of the palace (Into the Woods) 
    • Green Finch and Linnet Bird (Sweeny Todd) 
  • WEBBER, Andrew Lloyd, and Charles Hart 
    • Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Phantom of the Opera) 


  • ADAM, Adolphe 
    • O Holy Night 
  • BACH, Johan Sebastian 
    • Quia Respexit 
  • FAURÉ, Gabriel 
    • Pie Jesu 
  • HANDEL, George Frideric 
    • Come unto Him (Messiah) 
    • Rejoice (Messiah) 
  • WEBBER, Andrew Lloyd 
    • Pie Jesu 
  • MOZART, Wolfgang Amedeus 
    • Laudate Dominum 

*As a church soloist and chorister, I have sung a variety of hymns, polyphonic Masses, Gregorian and Anglican chant, and other Renaissance and contemporary liturgical choral music (including Stephanie Martin, and Healey Willan). 

Art Songs 

  • BACH, Johan Sebastian 
    • Bist du bei mir  
    • Mein Gläubiges Herze
    • Quia respexit (Magnificat) 
  • BALFE, Michael and Alfred Bunn 
    • I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls 
  • BARBER, Samuel 
    • Sure on this Shining Night 
    • The Hermit Songs: 
      • III: St. Ita’s Vision 
      • IV: The Heavenly Banquet
      • V: The Crucifixion 
      • VI: Sea Snatch
      • VIII: The Monk and His Cat 
      • X: The Desire for Hermitage 
  • BEETHOVEN, Ludwig Van 
    • Zärtliche Liebe 
  • CACCINI, Giulio 
    • Amarilli mia bella 
  • CALDARA, Antonio 
    • Alma del Coré 
  • DEBUSSY, Claude 
    • II: Il Pleure dans mon Coeur (Ariettes Oubliées) 
    • IV: Chevaux de bois (Ariettes Oubliées)
  • DONIZETTI, Gaetano
    • Chacun le sait (La Fille du Régiment)
  • FAURÉ, Gabriel 
    • Chanson d’Amour 
    • Dans les ruine d’une abbaye 
    • Pie Jesu (from Requiem)
  • GIONET, Carl Philippe 
    • Douze Chansons Folkloriques Acadiennes:
      • I: L'escaouette
      • V: Au chant de l'alouette 
      • VIII: Le pommier doux
      • XII: Partons, la mer est belle
  • HANDEL, George Frideric 
    • Bel Piacere 
    • Come and Trip it
    • Lascia Ch'io pianga (Rinaldo)
    • Tornami a vagheggiar  (Alcina)
    • Romilda's arias (from Serse)
  • MACHADO, Antonio 
    • Caminante son tus Huellas 
  • OFFENBACH, Jacques 
    • Les oiseaux dans la charmille, or “The Doll Aria” (Les Contes d'Hoffmann)
  • PAISIELLO, Giovanni 
    • Nel Cor piu non mi sento 
  • PURCELL, Henry 
    • Hark the Echoing Air (The Fairy Queen) 
    • I attempt from Love’s sickness (The Indian Queen) 
    • Music for A While (Oedipus) 
    • Nymphs and Shepherds 
    • The Fatal Hour
  • SCHUBERT, Franz 
    • An die Nachtigall 
    • Die Forelle 
    • Ganymed
    • Lachen und Weinen 
    • Ständchen 
  • BRAHMS, Johannes
    • An die Nachtigall 
  • ARNE, Thomas, SHAKESPEARE, William Arr. DIACK, J. Michael, 
    • When Daisies Pied 
    • Where the Bee sucks 
  • QUILTER, Roger 
    •  June 
  • RODRIGO, Joaquín
    • Cuatro madrigales amatorios:
      • III: ¿De dónde venís, amore?
      • IV: De los álamos vengo, madre
  • WOLF, Hugo
    • Italienisches Liederbuch
      • I: Auch kleine Dinge
      • X: Du denkst mit einem Fädchen
      • XX: Mein Liebster singt am Haus 
      • XLVI: Ich hab' in Penna einen Liebsten Wohnen

*As a member of children’s choirs, I have sung many contemporary choral works by Jason Robert Brown, Dean Bury, Stephen Chatman, Bob Chilcott, Eleanor Daley, Matthew Emery, Frohde Fjellheim, Errol Gay, Alice Ho, Derek Holman, Margaret King, John Greer, Hussein Janmohamed, Miklos Kocsár, and Sarah Quartel; and a few opera-chorus excerpts (Bizet, Puccini). 


  • GLUCK, Christoph Willibald  
    • Armide (role: Démon Lucinde)
  • GREER, John
    • The Snow Queen (role: Gerda)
  • HANDEL, George Frideric 
    • Serse (role: Romilda)
  • HO, Alice Ping Yee
    • The Monkiest King (role: Fussy Fish and chorus)
  • PALEJ, Norbert
    • The Art of Love (role: chorus) (in concert)
  • PUCCINI, Giacomo 
    • La bohème (role: children's chorus)
    • Turandot (role: off-stage children's chorus)

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