Lambton Drive, London, Ontario
Shaelyn Archibald
Soprano - Patricia Green Studio
Shaelyn Archibald received her first musical training on flute at age eleven. Although interested in singing, she did not start serious vocal studies until 2011 when she moved to Ottawa for her Masters Degree. Shaelyn now holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Lethbridge, a Masters in Music from the University of Ottawa, and an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of Music, all in flute performance. She is currently the Artist Director of Quintroversy Woodwind Quintet. Quintroversy is a Prologue to the Performing Arts artist and tours in schools in the GTA with their production of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.
Shaelyn has been the recipient of many scholarships and awards including the Lethbridge Kiwanis Rose Bowl in 2011. In the same year, Shaelyn placed second at the Canadian Music Competition’s National Woodwind Final in her age division. Her principle instructors have been: Camille Churchfield and Dr. Kathleen Rudolph (flute), Marianne Bindig (mezzo-soprano), Frederique Vezina (soprano), and Patricia Green (mezzo-soprano).
In addition to solo, chamber, and orchestral performance on flute, Shaelyn’s passion for singing has lead to performances as a vocalist in local festivals and recitals in the Ottawa and Toronto areas. As a flutist finding herself in a vocalists world, she is now stepping out into the Toronto Opera scene and made her operatic debut as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Toronto City Opera in 2016. Other role credits include the Merry Widow in The Merry Widow, Alice in Night Blooming Cereus, and Helen in A Northern Lights Dream.
Shaelyn is pleased to be a Master of Music and Literature in Vocal performance candidate at the University of Western Ontario. She is delighted to be singing the role of Mrs. Grose in Western’s fall production of The Turn of the Screw directed by Michael Cavanagh.

Biography written by Shaelyn Archibald.