Lambton Drive, London, Ontario
Joelle Kontos
Mezzo-soprano - Jackalyn Studio
Mezzo-Soprano Joelle Kontos is in her third year of the Bachelor of Music Program with Honours Specialization in Performance. She has been taking singing lessons since the early age of nine years old. Joelle studies under Jacklyn Short at Western University and has been under the tutelage of Victoria Thompson from Midland, Ontario. She was first introduced to her love of performance through competing in the Midland Y’s Men’s Music Festival, where upon graduating from high school she received the Sutherland Award and the Outstanding Graduate Vocalist Award in 2015. Joelle also has a love for dance. She danced competitively from 2006 until 2012 with the Dancer’s Studio and the Georgian Bay School of Dance. Those who know her best, know that she loves ball hockey and basketball, and played all throughout elementary and high school. Joelle looks forward to performing in her very first opera this coming season.

Biography written by Joelle Kontos.