Singing & Piano Teacher.
Professional Singer/Songwriter, Recording Artist and Musician.
At Blue Egg, Sharon teaches Singing to all ages. As a talented musician, Sharon is also available to teach piano.
Sharon received her music education at Mount Royal Conservatory of Music, a 4 year intensive program. She majored in Voice and minored in piano, guitar, music composition and production.
Sharon has performed in more than 38 countries. She has been a special musical guest for Dru Hill, Destiny’s Child and Clark Sisters. She has performed live before 20,000 attendees.
As a recording artist, Sharon has recorded multiple professional albums with radio play on BBC, Fox, TSN and countless other stations. Sharon has also been seen on TV performing.
Sharon has over nine years of teaching experience. Her sounds are as sweet as her personality. We are delighted to have her here at Blue Egg teaching all ages and levels.
Omar Khan is a veritable artist.
Signed to The Hastings Set (headed by Grammy & Juno award winning artist/producer, Chin Injeti) as a recording artist, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from being a part of the music industry. Having shared the stage with the likes of Digable Planets, De La Soul, Prince, Maceo Parker to name a few, he brings his experience as not only a recording artist, but as a performer.
Having studied with world renowned Spencer Welch of Speech Level Singing for 4+ years. Omar’s method of teaching is a unique blend of his experience as a SLS student and from his own experience and background. Giving confidence to those aspiring singers, to hitting the main stage, using their vocal talents.
Omar focuses on expanding vocal range, maintaining good vocal health, developing a stronger tone and most of all instilling confidence and insider tips on what is considered to be a long journey on hope road – the music business.
Omar’s warm and open personality makes it easy for anyone, from any background, at any age to be able to take part in his classes and benefit from a great experience.
Singing and Songwriting Teacher.
2010 was a good year for David as he found himself performing two official Winter Olympic performances, opening for Juno nominee K’Naan, being a finalist for the Shore 104.3 Sounds Of Summer Song Competition and showcasing at the Western Canadian Music Awards, Break Out West Festival in Kelowna.
He has been busy the past couple of years as he has shared the stage with Dan Mangan, John Mann (Spirit Of The West), Daniel Wesley, Kate Miller-Heidke (Sony Australia), Stef Lang, Royal Wood, Juno nominee Twilight Hotel, Andrew Allen (Columbia) and Hannah Georgas who also guested on his album ‘Things Left Unsaid’.
‘Hurts So Hard’ and ‘This Is The Soundtrack’ received radio play across Canada in 2009 and 2010 and from that interest, music videos were soon released for both songs with ‘Hurts So Hard’ being featured at the Chicago Movies and Music Festival 2010 and ‘This Is The Soundtrack’ at the Vancouver French Film Festival.
Born and raised in Vancouver, he grew up with many different musical influences and though he was classically trained in piano from a young age he didn’t start playing guitar until after highschool. First starting out in a rock band, he soon opted to go out on his own, releasing his solo EP “Songs of Love and Introspection” in 2006, which won several song writing awards, including three honourable mentions from Billboard’s World Song writing Competition and an inclusion of his song ‘Let You Go’ in a showcase compilation album out of LA.
He has toured widely across North America in support of his first full length album ‘Hard To Control’ and his latest, produced by Winston (Hannah Georgas, Hey Ocean) ‘Things Left Unsaid’ playing rooms across Canada and in the US from New York to LA in venues such as the Viper Room and the House of Blues in Hollywood. In late 2008, ‘Hard to Control’ picked up the ‘Best Contemporary Album’ award and received runner up for the ‘Best Adult Contemporary Male Artist’ for the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards.
Guest Teacher and Musical Theatre Teacher.
Professional Singer, Dancer and Actor.
A natural storyteller and performer, Fiona started dancing at the age of 3 and singing at the age of 13. She trained classically in both ballet and voice but fell deeply in love with Musical Theatre. During High school you could have caught Fiona performing on every stage in Vancouver. Performing is her destiny. She attended the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) in Victoria BC, and had the privilege of studying with Jacques Lemay, Janis Dunning, Christopher Weddell, Anne Bateman, Jeanette Dagger, and John Lucas, to name only a few.
After College, Fiona started to work professionally as a performer. Fulfilling a long time dream, she was offered a contract with the prestigious Charlottetown Festival. From there, her career took off in a direction she hadn’t planned. She was hired as a singer onboard Cruise Ships. For three years Fiona enjoyed the fantastic experience of traveling all over the world and while performing.
Professional Singer with a Masters in Music, Vocal Pedagogy and Performance.
At Blue Egg, Katy teaches Singing and Vocal Development.
Celebrated for the clear silver-like quality and versatility of her voice, soprano Katy Hedalen is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (Bachelor Music Voice) and the University of Colorado (Masters Music, Vocal Pedagogy and Performance). Katy has taught Voice and Opera Workshop courses at Oklahoma State University, and was the Voice Department Head at the Merriam School of Music in Toronto. Among her performing engagements in Canada, the UK, France and the United States, she counts numerous opera, recital, and concert appearances. Currently, Katy presents Koncert Kontinuum with pianist Karen Lee-Morlang, presenting classical music in creative and exciting new ways.
Dr. Gina Oh
Blue Egg Advisor for Singing and Vocal programs.
Doctor of Music, Dr. Oh is the Advisor for the Singing & Voice programs here at Blue Egg and is a Guest Teacher.
A Doctor of Music, Dr. Oh specializes in breathing practices, vocal health and nutrition. She teaches voice classes for actors and singers including Opera, Musical Theatre, Pop, Rock and R&B.
Most recently having returned from singing at the South Korean Presidential House and greeted by the First Lady, Vancouver born soprano, Dr. Gina Oh was honored as one of the most influential Korean Women Of The World of 2008. Representing Canada, she stands out as a cultural ambassador through music and song. Gina now sits on the board for the Pacific Rim Initiative with Vancouver Opera co-producing a concert series showcasing and diversifying talent from the multi-cultures in Canada. She has been recognized for her good work by the Korean Consulate in Canada, Elite Canadian Politicians, the Canadian National Press and the Vancouver Music Communities.