Aliah Elliott spent six years studying and performing in Manitoba and Ontario, and she is thrilled to be back in her home province. Aliah holds a Masters of Music in Voice Performance and Literature from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Brandon University. In addition to her traditional schooling, she spent time cultivating her skills at the Vancouver International Song Institute and at Edmonton's Opera NUOVA. Now located in Saskatoon, Aliah runs a busy private music studio where she teaches both voice and piano to students of all ages, and is a proud member of the Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers Association.
As a performer, Mrs. Elliott has been blessed with many diverse opportunities. In theatre, she appeared most recently as Clarissa in Saskatoon Summer Players' Little Women and as Ella in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience with Opera NUOVA. Other credits include Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica (UWOpera), the title role in Mary Poppins, Cosette in Les Misérables (7 Ages Productions), and Josephine in HMS Pinafore (Brandon University Opera Workshop.
As much as she enjoys performing in productions, giving recitals is Aliah's favourite artistic avenue. She loves art song best, and is known for her thematic programming. Additionally, Aliah has performed as a concert soloist with Saskatoon Opera, the Saskatoon Chamber Singers, and the Brandon Chamber Players. She was also a member of the acclaimed National Youth Choir of Canada for their Maritimes tour in 2014.