Cheryl Emery-Karapita

Canadian Pianist Cheryl Emery-Karapita is based in Lethbridge and specializes in the
field of song in recital with Canada’s emerging vocal talent. After completing an M.Mus
in Vocal Operatic Coaching at McGill with Michael McMahon, Cheryl moved to Europe
to pursue a Post-Graduate degree in Concert Accompanying with Julius Drake at the
Kunst Universität in Graz, Austria. In addition to studies in Graz, Cheryl spent two
summers in Baden bei Wien working with Helmut Deutsch, Roger Vignoles, Rudolph
Jansen and Wolfram Rieger at the Franz Schubert-Institut.

Cheryl’s B.Mus in solo performance was completed at the University of Calgary with
Marilyn Engle.

In addition to current recital and recording projects, Cheryl is busy with Spiritus Chamber
Choir and Luminous Voices based in Calgary. She also is looking forward to beginning
work with students at the University of Lethbridge and CASA Art Centre in Lethbridge.