ETHAN LACEY - PIANIST
Ethan Lacey enjoys working in a wide variety of ensembles, in teaching environments and as a vocal coach. Over the past ten years he has established himself as a collaborative musician working throughout southern Ontario with singers of art song, opera, musical theatre, and contemporary music, and with instrumentalists across a wide variety of styles. He served as the musical director of the Little London Community Opera for its productions of Dido and Aeneas (2017), A Hand of Bridge (2017), and Don Giovanni (2018). Ethan was the 2017 prize winner of the Fred Pattison Piano Competition judged by David Jalbert.
A proponent of Early Music and baroque performance practice, Ethan has studied the harpsichord and positive organ with Dr. Sarah Carleton Latta, Dr. Borys Medicky, and Dr. Sara-Anne Churchill, as well as receiving instruction from and performing with members of Tafelmusik during their residencies at Western University.
He holds from Western University a master’s degree in collaborative piano performance, studying with Dr. John Hess; a bachelor’s degree in piano performance, studying with Stéphan Sylvestre; and from Mohawk College, an advanced diploma studying piano performance with Alexei Gulenco.
He currently resides in Hamilton Ontario and works throughout the GTA as a vocal coach, teacher, recitalist and freelance accompanist.