Profile:
Rebecca Hass



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Credits in this year's Festival:

2019 - Artistic Development/Life Coaching

7th year on Faculty with Opera NUOVA


Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2018 - Artistic Development/Life Coaching
2017 - Creative Living Coach
                Voice Mentor
2016 - Voice Mentor
2015 - Voice Mentor
2012 - Life Coach
2009 - Voice Mentor





Biography

Rebecca Hass is a Metis woman of many creative pursuits. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor in Music performance and the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble, she has devoted much of her professional life to singing. From her early career, appearing with major opera companies and symphonies across Canada she also appeared with The Phantom of the Opera in Toronto as a swing. Recent career highlights include her song and story-telling concert Sauvagefeaturing traditional and contemporary Metis music performed at the University of Manitoba, Pacific Opera and the Vancouver Opera Festival and Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation by Canadian composer, Jeffery Ryan. With the Vancouver and Calgary Symphony's. She has also written and produced a broad range of creative projects (The Belfry, Theatre SKAM, Victoria Fringe Festival) and several intimate cabarets. Rebecca has acted as a vocal clinician for Universities and programs across the country including the Universities of Toronto, Manitoba, British Columbia and Victoria. A Certified Life coach and meditation instructor, she is on staff with the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble and has given artist-centered workshops for the Universities of Ottawa, Toronto, British Columbia and Wilfrid Laurier, as well as Opera NUOVA, Calgary Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria and St. Andrews Arts Council Opera Workshop. A writer and broadcaster, you may have heard her as a guest host and documentary maker on CBC Radio One and Two.  Rebecca is currently the Director of Community Engagement for Pacific Opera and a winner of the 2019 Victoria Leadership in Community Award for her work to address diversity, inclusion and decolonization of the arts in her city.