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AMDA Faculty since: 2006
Roles include Praskovia (The Nose at Santa Fe Opera) with Edo de Waart, Gilda (Brooklyn Philharmonic, opera-in-the-park series) with Anton Coppola, Madam Goldentrill (Impresario recitative set by Lucas Foss, at BAM), Rodelinde (San Bernadino Handel Festival) with Richard Barrett. Over 25 roles in new American operas with After Dinner Opera Company, NYC. Off-Broadway roles include Jane (Boy Meets Boy), dancer/singer Lily (Mary, at Equity Library Theater), Paula (…and Pete) and Polly Peachum (Beggar's Holiday) with Luther Henderson. Some favorite roles: Anna (King and I), Ann (A Little Night Music), Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady), and April (Company). Soprano soloist in Vivaldi's Chamber Mass, Bach's Magnificat, Haydyn's Paukenmesse, and Handel's Crudel tiranno amor, with El Paso Pro Musica. Top prizewinner of Societå dei Concerti vocal competition in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy. Young Audience Award, NYC, for Intro to Opera (ADOCO). Lead singer with big band Bobby Earl and his Orchestra.
B.M., Music, West Virginia University
M.M., Music, New Mexico State University