Victoria Hoshowsky, BMus, MMus
Junior Piano Instructor
Victoria was raised in Markham, Ontario. Growing up, she sang with each of her high school choirs, while also singing with the Toronto Children’s Chorus conducted by Jean Ashworth Bartle and later Elise Bradley. Victoria studied at Brock University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) with First Class standing in Voice performance. During her years at Brock, she was cast as the lead Mary in Brock’s performance of Visitatio Sepulchri. gave countless solo performances at the “Tuesday Music@Noon” concert series, earned a lead soloists position in Brock’s Wind ensemble performance of "Phantom of the Opera;" and sung at the grand opening of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts building.
Outside of school, she worked as a private voice and beginner piano teacher at Rysons United Studio of Music in St. Catharines Ontario, where she also sung as the first Robert Cooper Choral Scholar with Chorus Niagara, under the direction of Robert Cooper.
Victoria finished her Master of Music in Literature and Performance degree at Western University in London, Ontario as a Mezzo-soprano. At Western, she earned such roles as Cherubino, from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Dorabella, from Mozart's Così fan tutte, and Orlofsky from Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, in the Western Opera Gala her first year. The following year she was cast as Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen. She was the Mezzo-Soprano/Alto soloist in Vivald’s Gloria and Haydn’s Paukenmesse, for St. Marks 225th Anniversary Concert in Niagara on the Lake, and went to Lucca, Tuscany, with the Accademia Europea Dell’Opera, as Arsamene in Handel’s opera, Serse.
Victoria is very excited to be working at Chatham Music Academy along side a very talented and accomplished team. Singing and performing is her passion and would love to guide you to yours.