Shannon Mercer

  • Role at Bravo Academy

    Voice and Piano Instructor

  • Education

    Bachelor of Music

  • Biography

    Born and raised in the Ottawa region, Juno award winning soprano Shannon Mercer finally returns home to open her own private music studio. Recognized for the luminosity and effortless agility of her voice, as well as her commanding stage presence and profound acting ability, she enthusiastically embraces a range of repertoire from early to contemporary music, folk and pop, music theatre and jazz.  Shannon has performed and specialized in many genres of the classical idiom including concert and recital engagements throughout North America and Europe all while sustaining an active recording presence, capturing some rarely performed works. Ms. Mercer also takes great pride in passing on her knowledge of singing to the next generation. Her passion for the artform and her talent translates into engaged and inspired students. Shannon has been teaching voice, piano and theory to students in Toronto since 2018 and exclusively online since March 2020. Starting in the fall of 2021, Ms. Mercer will open her Ottawa studio to students aged 7 to young adults for voice, piano and theory lessons.