ARCT Vocal Performance (RCM), BMus, MMus (University of Toronto)
Elizabeth Polese (soprano) is a Toronto-based performer in classical voice, opera and musical theatre and sought-out voice teacher in Toronto.
As an active performer nation-wide, Beth has performed numerous roles such as Maria (West Side Story), Ado Annie (Oklahoma!), Jo March (Little Women: The Musical), Anne Shirley (Anne of Green Gables), and many others. Opera credits include Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), and chorus in Arash the Archer, L’elisir D’amore, Cosi fan tutte, Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Candide, and Don Giovanni. She has also performed in various choral groups in the GTA, including the Toronto Children’s Chorus, UofT Macmillan Singers, Windago, Toronto Orpheus Choir, and Mississauga Festival Choir. She has won numerous awards and scholarships for her performing endeavors, both as a soloist and ensemble member.
Beth has been teaching at the Classical Music Conservatory since 2009. She has also directed, assisted, and conducted various performances for young people and has been an instructor at several theatre summer camp programs. Beth loves to share her passion of music and inspire her students in many styles of singing.
Beth has successfully helped many of her students do well in music festivals, ESA entrance auditions, as well as performances and productions in the GTA.