Dr. Irene Feher, mezzo-soprano, is a devoted pedagogue and recitalist. She completed her doctoral degree at The Schulich School of Music/McGill University where she was awarded the coveted SSHRC fellowship for her research in the use of spectrographic analysis as a visual aid for teaching lyric diction, which she presented at the Third International Physiology and Acoustics of Singing Conference in York, England. For her doctoral thesis she analyzed and performed songs by the Austrian composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Irene studied 'Poetry and Performance of the German Lied' at the Franz-Schubert-Institute in Austria where she worked with internationally renowned artists Elly Ameling, Helmut Deutsch, Jorma Hynninen, Rudolf Jansen, Christoph Prègardien, and Edith Wiens. She studied voice with such respected teachers as Norma Newton (New York), Winston Purdy, and Beverley McGuire (Montreal). She also received extensive repertoire coaching from Michael McMahon and Dr. Jennifer Matthews.