Soprano Sarah Barnes holds a Licentiate in Early Music Vocal Performance from McGill University where she studied with Jan Simons. She has performed as a soloist with the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal, the Kore Ensemble, the Festival Montreal Baroque, and the Banff Summer Arts Festival. With Ensemble La Rota, she has performed at the National Arts Centre, the Indian River Festival, the York Early Music Festival (England), and for the CBC. Ms. Barnes is also an active choral singer having performed with numerous groups in including La Chapelle de Quebec, the Theatre of Early Music, Viva Voce and Ensemble Caprice. Sarah Barnes studies with Lyne Fortin in Montreal and will soon begin postgraduate work at the Royal College of Music in London, England.