Hear beyond the music
For over 25 years Ryan Harper has been providing high-quality recordings for singers and instrumentalists alike.
By providing flexible hours, creating a safe and relaxed environment , and using first-rate technology, Ryan will record the finest representation of your particular artistry.
Whether you need an archival recording of a live performance, a recording for an audition, grant proposal or website, Ryan will help you create the content which most authentically showcases your wonderfuly, individual talent.
Asitha Tennekoon, Tenor
“He knows the unique stresses and challenges musicians face while recording, and is often in a position to offer useful advice to make the recording process seem a lot less daunting, making it a much more fun experience all-round.”
Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt
Professor and Choral Director
“He is always professional and does excellent work. He is flexible and accommodating, and we have been really happy with the results. Highly recommended!”
Aviva Fortunata, Soprano
“Ryan is extremely professional. He took care of all the details and allowed me to concentrate on giving my best performance in a relaxed and supportive environment.”
What Are They Saying?
Emily Rocha is a captivating and compelling artist with a warm, silvery soprano voice. In the 2024-2025 season, she joins the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio and is a Vocal Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center.
Emily’s recent operatic credits include Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Gilda (Rigoletto), Cunegonde (Candide, cv), Ernestine (M. Choufleuri…), Lucie Manette (A Tale of Two Cities), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte), and Cassandra (Disobedience, premiere).
During the 2023-2024 season, Emily was the 2nd Prize Winner at COC Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition 2023 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and the District Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition in Tulsa. Other recent accolades include an Encouragement Award at the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition Illinois District, Winner of the 2023 UTSO Concerto Competition with Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder, 1st Prize in the Toronto Mozart Competition, and U of T’s prestigious Ivan Alexandor Chorney Opera Scholarship.
Artist of the month
Dr. Trevor Chartrand is an active collaborative pianist, and repetiteur in Toronto, Ontario. Being one of
Canada’s most sought after pianists for both recitals performances and opera coaching, he has worked as a head
coach/repetiteur for many opera companies across Canada and the United States including the Canadian Opera
Company (COC), the Glenn Gould School, Opera5, Western University, the University of Michigan, OperaQ and
Chartrand has performed numerous recitals across the country with both voice and instrumental
partners. These performances have included venues such as the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre at the Four
Seasons Centre, Koerner Hall, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Roy Thompson Hall, the Meridian Arts Centre, and
many universities across Canada and the United States.
He has also been active overseas serving as music director in France at the Franco American Vocal
Academy. In addition to his international work, Trevor has adjudicated for ORMTA (Ontario Registered Music
Teachers’ Association) zone competitions, and contemporary showcase competitions for both voice and piano,
across Ontario. He has also given public masterclasses as an alumnus at the Western University, and at the
University of Manitoba.
Trevor holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) from the University of Michigan under the tutelage of
Martin Katz. He has also obtained an undergraduate degree in solo piano performance, a Master’s degree in
collaborative piano (both from Western University), as well as his ARCT from the Royal Conservatory of Music.