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Beverly McGuire is a professional singer and teacher.
She graduated from McGill University in Voice Performance and continued her studies at the Opera School at University of Toronto and the Academy of Singing at The Banff
School of Fine Arts.
A recipient of many scholarships, she studied with distinguished teachers Huguette Tourangeau ( international mezzo-soprano), Marie Daveluy and Mary Morrison.
A versatile performer, Beverly has sung in concert, oratorio, opera and musicals.
She was one of the first members of l'Atelier Lyrique de l'Opera de Montreal
She sang with the Tudor Singers of Montreal for six years, a professional chamber choir of twenty voices, with whom she toured Canada and Europe, thus making her equally at home in the choral repertoire.
More recently, she is sought after as one of a few vocalists in Montreal who sings in Irish Gaelic.
She has performed Celtic music, both singing and playing the bodhrán, (Irish drum) at many festivals including the Montreal International Celtic Festival.
Beverly has been teaching classical voice in the music department of Concordia University since 1991, where she has prepared students for various auditions , competitions and recitals at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
She recorded the world premiere of "Shelley Portrait" by Jean Coulthard and a recording of Brahms songs with Sherman Friedland.
She produced her solo Celtic CD of Gaelic songs called "an Mhaighdean Mhara" (The Mermaid).