Robyn Fortunate
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Robyn Fortunat

Piano & Voice

Robyn started her musical learning journey at one year old and has been drawn to the stage since the age of five, after her very first dance recital. Since then, she has looked for every opportunity to perform and learn as much as she can in numerous disciplines.

Though her love for performance and creativity have taken her through many walks of life, music has always been a central focus. In 2017, she graduated from Vancouver Island University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. During that time, she had the great privilege to train with Rosemary Lindsay and to work with and learn from both local and world renowned musicians/groups. She also had the immense pleasure of attending the Hornby Island Institute for Emerging Artists in 2018 under the direction of Phil Dwyer. Robyn has performed locally with the Cowichan Musical Society (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and the Mercury Players (Beau Jest). She has sung with numerous choirs including A Cappella Plus, The Sinclair Singers, Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir (Virtual Choir 5: Deep Field and Virtual Choir 6: Sing Gently), and as part of a mass choir of singers from all around the globe for a Composer’s Gala at Carnegie Hall. When she is not teaching, Robyn works as a freelance musician and as a vocal coach for high school/university musical theatre productions.

Most recently, Robyn attended Levels I-III of Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method from The LoVetri Institute in partnership with Baldwin Wallace University Community Arts School (online). Robyn teaches using the principles she learned at the LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™

In her teaching, Robyn believes in the coexistence of diligent hard work and fun. The more we work on our technique and repertoire, the more we can have fun performing for our friends, family, the rest of the audience and for ourselves.