Artist in Residence
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Music
Biography:Mezzo-soprano. B.M., University of Northern Iowa; M.M., Indiana University; Artist Diploma, Vocal Performance, Yale University. Additional training as a Natchez Opera Festival Young Artist and as an apprentice artist at the Santa Fe Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. In recent years, she has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Alice Tully Hall in New York; the OK Mozart Festival in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and the Bard Music Festival; and with Voices of Ascension in New York City, Tulsa Symphony, Collegiate Chorale, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conducting; and in concerts in Tel Aviv, Salzburg, and Vienna. She has soloed regularly with the Stamford Symphony, New Jersey Choral Society, Gateway Chamber Orchestra, and American Symphony Orchestra. Recordings include With Peace in Mind: The Choral Music of Nancy Wertsch, New York Virtuoso Singers; Kurt Weill’s Knickerbocker Holiday, Collegiate Chorale, conducted by James Bagwell; and Richard Strauss’s Die ägyptische Helena, American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein; among others. She previously taught voice at Yale University, Indiana University Bloomington, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy. At Bard since 2012.