Máiri Demings is a mezzo-soprano hailing from Springhill, Nova Scotia. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Acadia University and a Masters of Music in Vocal Literature and Performance from the University of Western Ontario. She has continued her operatic training at home and abroad through various programs such as Halifax Summer Opera Festival, Against the Grain Theatre National Opera Intensive, Canadian Operatic Arts Academy, La Musica Lirica, and Accademia Europea Dell’Opera. As an advocate for new music, she has recently founded a contemporary classical music duo ‘mezzopiano’ with her partner. Máiri is currently based in Toronto where she upholds an active performing and teaching schedule.