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Roles Performed
role opera company date
Rossweisse Die Walküre Houston Grand Opera May 2015
Smeton Anna Bolena Welsh National Opera Sep 2014
Catherine Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher Saito Kinen Festival Aug 2012
Catherine Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher New York Philharmonic Orchestra June 2015
Catherine Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher l’Orchestre de Paris February 2015
Catherine Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse February 2015
Catherine Jeanne d’Arc au Bucher Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra February 2015
Concepcion L’heure espagnole Oper Frankfurt Jan 2011
Lucrezia Lucrezia (Bolcom) Wolf Trap Opera Company Mar 2010
The Pilgrim L'Amour de Loin English National Opera July 2009
Ms. Rolandson Brief Encounter Houston Grand Opera May 2009
The Countess Ceprano and The Page Rigoletto Houston Grand Opera Apr 2009
Mercedes Scenes from Carmen HGO Studio Dec 2008
Sister Helen Prejean Scenes from Dead Man Walking HGO Studio Dec 2008
Sesto Scenes from La clemenza di Tito HGO Studio Dec 2008
Beatrice Beatrice and Benedict Houston Grand Opera Nov 2008
Dorabella Cosi fan tutte Chautauqua Opera July 2008
Madeleine (Cover) Three Decembers Houston Grand Opera Mar 2008
Wellgunde scenes from Das Rheingold Houston Grand Opera Studio Dec 2007
Charlotte scenes from Werther Houston Grand Opera Studio Dec 2007
Second Lady Die Zauberflöte Wolf Trap Opera Company Aug 2007
Erminella Volpone Wolf Trap Opera Company Jun 2007
Ramiro La Finta Giardiniera Juilliard Opera Theatre Apr 2007
Clytemnestre Iphigénie en Tauride Juilliard Opera Theatre Feb 2007
Junon Orphée aux Enfers Juilliard Opera Theatre Nov 2006
Cherubino Le Nozze di Figaro Wolf Trap Opera Company Aug 2006
Gertrude Roméo et Juliette Wolf Trap Opera Company Jul 2006
Alice Le Comte Ory Wolf Trap Opera Company Jul 2006
Fay Doyle Miss Lonelyhearts (premiere) Juilliard Opera Theatre Apr 2006
Hermia A Midsummer Night’s Dream Juilliard Opera Theatre Nov 2005
Cenerentola scenes from La Cenerentola San Francisco Opera Center/Merola Jul 2005
Mrs. Allan The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe Cincinnati Conservatory Opera Theatre May 2005
Witch/Mother Hansel and Gretel Cincinnati Conservatory Opera Theatre May 2004
Annio scenes from La Clemenza di Tito Music Academy of the West Jul 2003
Hermia A Midsummer Night’s Dream Eastman Opera Theatre Apr 2003
Ilona Ritter She Loves Me Eastman Opera Theatre Feb 2003
Additional Performance Work
performance company date
Recital featuring the works of Ricky Ian Gordon Salem Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas May 2015
The Blind — Lera Auerbach Lincoln Center Festival Aug 2012
Neue Stimmen Lieder Recital Konzerthaus Berlin Oct 2012
The Sound of Music Carnegie Hall Apr 2012
Alto Soloist, Messa da Rquiem — Verdi Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, with Michael Hofstetter July 2011
Recital The Arts at St. Matthew’s, Wilton, CT Nov 2010
Recital The Artist Series of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL Apr 2010
Recitals at Rienzi Houston Grand Opera Studio February 2009
Recitals at Rienzi Houston Grand Opera Studio December 2008
Recital San Antonio Museum of Fine Art Dec 2007
Recitals at Rienzi Houston Grand Opera Studio May 2008
Soloist, World Premiere of The Refuge by Theofanidis Houston Grand Opera, Patrick Summers, conductor Nov 2007
Recitals at Rienzi Houston Grand Opera Studio Oct 2007
Masterclass series with Renata Scotto The Juilliard School Mar 2007
New York Festival of Song Recital The Juilliard School, with Stephen Blier Jan 2007
Soloist in Mozart Requiem 9/11 Memorial Carnegie Hall, Juilliard Choral Union, with Judith Clurman Sep 2006
Instant Opera, Improvisational Opera Project Wolf Trap Opera Company Summers
2006, 2007
Liederabend, works by Rachmaninoff The Juilliard School Feb 2006
New York Festival of Song Recital The Juilliard School, with Steven Blier Jan 2006
Focus Festival with Joel Sachs Juilliard new works by Julieta Szcewach and Paul Schoenfield Jan 2006
Masterclass series with Regina Resnik The Juilliard School Dec 2005
Schubertiade, Schubert lieder The Juilliard School Nov 2005
Merola Grand Finale Concert, arias and scenes San Francisco Opera Center, with Valery Rifkin Aug 2005
Masterclass with Benita Valente Carnegie Hall, Marilyn Horne Foundation Series Jan 2005
Concert Orchestra Gala, Carmen Cincinnati College-Conservatory, with Angela Santangelo Oct 2004
Alto Rhapsody, Brahms Cincinnati College-Conservatory, with Stephen Coker Apr 2004
Education
degree school date
AD The Juilliard School, Juilliard Opera Center 2005-2007
MM Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 2003-2005
BM The Eastman School of Music 1999-2003
Training/Young Artist Programs
program director date
Houston Grand Opera Studio Hector Vasquez, Kathleen Kelly 2007–present
Wolf Trap Opera Company Kim Pensinger Witman Summers 2006, 2007
San Francisco Opera Center’s Merola Program Sheri Greenawald, Mark Morash Summer 2005
Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne, Warren Jones Summers 2002, 2003
Teachers
instructor school date
Stephen King Houston Grand Opera Studio 2007-present
Steven Smith The Juilliard School 2005-2007
William McGraw Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 2003-2005
Rita Shane The Eastman School of Music 1999-2003
Coaches
mentor school date
Kathleen Kelly, Peter Pasztor, Eric Melear, Bethany Johnson,
Pierre Vallet
Houston Grand Opera Studio 2007-present
Diane Richardson, Brian Zeger, Gina Levinson, Steven Blier, Michael Barrett, Eve Shapiro, Stephen Wadswoth The Juilliard School 2005-2006
Dolora Zajick, Vinson Cole, Sheri Greenawald, Carol Vaness, Martin Katz, Randall Behr Merola Opera Program 2005
Donna Loewy, Kenneth Griffiths, Kelly Hale, Terry Lusk, Mark Gibson Cincinnati Conservatory 2003-2005
Marilyn Horne, Warren Jones, Randall Behr, John Churchwell Music Academy of the West 2002-2003
Awards/Competitions
award date
Semi-finalist — Operalia Jun 2012
Semi-finalist — Neue Stimmen International Singing Competition Oct 2011
Semi-finalist — Metropolitan Opera National Auditions 2007
Winner of the Eleanor McCollum Competition at the Houston Grand Opera 2007
Winner of Met National Council Auditions, New England Region 2007
Recipient of Wolf Trap Opera Shouse Educational Grant 2006
Winner of Norman Treigle Memorial Award, CCM Opera Scholarship Competition 2002-2003
Winner of Dayton Opera Scholarship Competition 2002-2003