Praised for her stage presence, Montreal born Soprano Karine White is passionate about the performing arts. An active and versatile artist, she enjoys both performing and teaching voice, dance and drama. Karine is proud to have been awarded the Peter and Helen Hunt Award in Opera, The National Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, the prestigious Royal Conservatory of Music Silver medal and has received First Class Honours with Distinction for her Associate Performer exam with Conservatory Canada. Some favorite opera credits include: Adele in Die Fledermaus, Lady with a Hand Mirror in Postcard from Morocco, Josephine in HMS Pinafore and also Witch and Second Lady in Dido and Aeneas, for which she has been nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award .
Karine had the privilege of travelling to Italy to perform Sister Constance in Dialogue des Carmélites, Musetta in La Bohème, Despina in Così fan tutte and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. In May 2017, she toured with Opera Atelier to the Royal Opera House at the Palace of Versailles, France with the production of Charpentier’s Medea. When not on stage or in rehearsal, she can be found teaching zumba, ballet and dance conditioning with the University of Toronto Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Karine is a distinguished graduate of Western University with a Masters of Music in Performance and Literature and holds a Diploma in Operatic Performance from the University of Toronto where she is presently on faculty as a movement instructor.