Contralto/ Mezzo Soprano
Music | New Brunswick, Canada, CA
Heather Flemming, Contralto, is a proud native of Rothesay and has recently returned home following years of extensive vocal training and performing in the United States. An avid performer of symphonic, sacred and operatic works, Heather made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall singing Berio’s Folksongs with orchestra. She can frequently be heard as the alto soloist in many symphonic and sacred works with various orchestras and can also be heard singing the treasured songs of World War I & II. Heather has appeared as the guest soloist with Symphony New Brunswick and recently made her debut performance of Mahler’s symphony No.3 with the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra.
Heather was chosen as the Canadian delegate to sing in the first round of the Queen Elizabeth International Music Competition in Brussels, Belgium and was privileged to gain international recognition as the "Canadian Contralto.” In addition to her performing, Ms. Flemming has a strong passion for teaching and arts administration and has served as a former adjunct professor of voice at Rutgers University in New Jersey. In amidst her performing, Heather is enjoying performing and teaching voice lessons in New Brunswick and is also the manager of Long & McQuade’s Music Lesson Center in Saint john, an exciting opportunity to further develop and grow the musical arts in Saint john.
Heather Flemming holds a Master of Music from McGill University, a Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University, an artist certificate from Montclair State University and completed training as a vocal fellow at Tanglewood Music Festival and Chautauqua Music Festival.