Naomi Forman, soprano

Naomi Forman, BMus, Mmus
Brandon University Voice Instructor



Ms. Forman joined the music faculty at Brandon University School of Music in 2006 and maintains a busy studio of future music educators and performers. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (BMus, Performance) where she studied with Baritone Mel Braun and choral director Henry Engbrecht.  She holds an MMus from Boston University (performance) where she studied voice with Susan Ormont and acting with Sharon Daniels and Tony nominee Claudia Catania.  Additional training includes the Banff Centre for the Arts and Opera Nuova (Edmonton).


She is grateful for all the incredible musicians, actors and directors she worked with as an emerging singing actor including diction kingpin Nico Castel from the New York Metropolitan Opera, acting coaches Brian Deedrick and Carol Castel, and mentors Heidi Klassen and Kim Mattice-Wanat.  


If you are considering applying for the B. Mus or B.Mus/B.Ed program at Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada, you are invited to contact the BU School of Music office to set up an advance appointment or consultation with Professor Forman.   music@brandonu.ca



Adjudicating

An in-demand adjudicator on the Canadian circuit, Ms. Forman works primarily in classical voice, musical theatre and speech arts.  Recent engagements include the 2014 Ontario & Manitoba Provincial Music Finals, the 2015 Ottawa Kiwanis Festival,  the 2016 Stratford & Barrie Kiwanis Festivals and the Manitoba Provincial Finals.