Annie Ramos

  • Role at Bravo Academy

    Voice & Piano Instructor

  • Education

    BMUS in Vocal Performance – University of Toronto; Artist Diploma in Performance – University of Western Ontario

  • Biography

    Sought after Armenian-Indian soprano, Anne-Marie Ramos has established herself in the world of oratorio, opera and musical theatre.

    Annie is a graduate of the University of Toronto vocal music program, where she performed with the opera school division. While a student, she gained notoriety in the musical theatre and operetta world with such roles as Mabel in Gilbert and Sullivan‘s Pirates of Penzance, Elsie in Yeoman of the Guard, as well as Maria in West Side Story.

    Professional engagements have included: soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Brahm’s Requiem with Guelph chamber choir and Musica Viva orchestra; and Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Mahler Symphony #4 with Scarbrough Philharmonic Orchestra. Other treasured roles that have brought Annie acclaim have included: Princess Tuptim in The Stratford Festival of Canada’s production of The King and I; Goddess Diana in Shakespeare’s Pericles; Sydney in The National Arts Centre production of Abigail Richardson’s Dora Mavor award winning Sanctuary Song; and most recently Countess in The Marriage of Figaro. This past year, Annie made her Koerner Hall debut as the Soprano soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Ms. Ramos was a featured artist, alongside The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, at The Glenn Gould Foundation honouring of the great Jessye Norman. She was soprano soloist in the world premiere of Hosea, an oratorio, at Koerner Hall. Further engagements include soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s Psalms with the Scarborough Symphony Orchestra, and Songbook Series with the internationally acclaimed Tapestry Opera. Annie most recently debuted, as Mother Abbess, in The Sound of Music with the internationally acclaimed Vancouver Arts Club Theatre. Annie was recently honoured the prestigious Tyrone Guthrie Award from The Stratford Festival of Canada for her contribution to the arts.

    Alongside a thriving performance career, Annie has been an advocate for music education and a private voice and piano teacher for over 15 years. She has also been a faculty member of the after school music program at St Clements Private school. For several years Annie has been an artist educator for the Canadian Opera Company school programs, and worked alongside various Canadian composers implementing after school opera programs. She has led masterclasses in “The Art of Performance” for high schools throughout the Peel region. She has been a longtime supporter of this incredible safe space for budding artists, and is thrilled to begin working with these inspiring students at Bravo Academy!