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McKenzie Warriner

Organization: The Royal Conservatory of Music
Title: Assistant Director of Marketing, The Royal Conservatory of Music
Program Graduation: MM, ALP Certificate 2020
Musical Studies: Voice
Musical Specialties: Early Music, Higher Education, Large Ensemble
Non-Musical Specialties: Leadership, Marketing
Quote: “The IML’s Arts Leadership program showed me the exciting possibilities of a multi-faceted artistic career. Through the classes and internships I gained both inspiration for new projects and the tools to execute them. I would not be where I am as a portfolio artist today without my time spent with the IML.”


McKenzie Warriner is a Toronto-based soprano bringing music and text to life in a variety of contexts. McKenzie has performed with early music presenters including the Rochester Early Music Festival and Eastman Bach Cantata Series, and Winnipeg’s Camerata Nova. McKenzie has performed roles including Bessie Brent in “The Shop Girl”, Madame Herz in Der Schauspieldirektor”, and Gretel in “Hansel and Gretel”. This season, she will sing Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s “Alligator Pie” with the Regina Symphony Orchestra. Alongside composer Tristan Zaba, McKenzie recently co-founded Slow Rise Music, a concert series devoted to creating cutting edge new vocal works. With a broad range of interests, she has worked in administration for the Royal Conservatory of Music since 2021, and is a section lead for the Amadeus Choir and the Toronto Chamber Choir. McKenzie received her Master of Music degree and Arts Leadership Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and her Bachelor of Music from the University of Manitoba.