This just in! Barber Studio alum River Guard (BMus 2017, OpDip 2018) will make his professional operatic debut this spring as Brighella in Calgary Opera’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos, followed by two outings as Don Ottavio. Not bad for a lad soon-to-be fresh out of a Masters Program!

Kimberly Barber gave me the tools to access my artistic voice, the courage to be larger than life as a performer and helped lay the foundation for a consistent and reliable singing technique that I still apply daily”

River Guard