Lambton Drive, London, Ontario
Chad Louwerse
Bass-baritone - Theodore Baerg Studio
Canadian Bass-Baritone Chad Louwerse was singled out in Chabrier’s l’Étoile by Claude Gingras of La Presse who wrote, “for pure comedy, first distinction goes to Chad Louwerse.” He made his European debut as Bernadino in Berlioz’ Benvenuto Cellini with l’Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, France. In Canada he has been engaged by Pacific Opera Victoria, Vancouver Opera, Edmonton Opera, and l’Opéra de Montréal, among others.
An active oratorio singer and recitalist, Mr. Louwerse’s concert repertoire includes Handel’s Messiah, the Bach Mass in B-minor, the Brahms and Mozart Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Elijah. He is a winner of both the CBC Westcoast Performance Pacific Spotlight competition and the Début competition and has given recitals broadcast on CBC Radio Two. Alongside his performance career he teaches voice at Wilfrid Laurier University and is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Western University where he studies with Canadian Baritone Ted Baerg.

Biography written by Chad Louwerse.