A native of Ottawa, Ontario, mezzo-soprano Kristina Alexander completed her Bachelor of Music in Voice performance at the University of Lethbridge (AB), a Masters in Voice Performance at the University of Ottawa studying with renowned mezzo-soprano, Sandra Graham, and an Advanced Certificate in Performance from the University of Toronto. She is currently completing her Doctoral studies at the University of Toronto studying with Daniel Taylor.
Kristina has been able to work under some of our countries finest choral conductors as she has sung with the National Youth Choir of Canada (2008, 2010), Carnegie Hall Festival Chorus (2012), Opera Chorus Canada (2015, 2016), and the JUNO nominated Canadian Chamber Choir and JUNO nominated Theatre of Early Music with Daniel Taylor. A versatile performer, Kristina has had the opportunity to perform roles including Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte with the Opera Musica Orchestra, The Neighbour in Stravinsky’s Mavra, and the Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneaus with both the Theatre of Early Music and Taflemusik Summer Baroque Institute, as well as Musical Theatre Review concerts with orchestra performing the repertoire of Fantine (Les Miserables) and Carlotta (Phantom of the Opera). Kristina has been a chorus member with both Opera Lyra Ottawa and the Canadian Opera Company. Most recently, Kristina was featured as the alto soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass with the Alberta Baroque Ensemble at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton. Kristina was also selected for residency at the International Performing Arts Institute in Bavaria, Germany, as a Teaching Fellow.
Currently Instructor of Voice and Choir at Grande Prairie Regional College, Kristina hopes to continue growing as a performer, conductor, and educator.