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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.

Current projects include co-founding the piano ensemble FOURtitude, recitals, recordings, playing with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Luminous Voices, commissioning new works in addition to teaching piano and vocal students at the University of Lethbridge and CASA Art Centre in Lethbridge.