CAREER HIGHLIGHTS



Nobile Cavaliere del magnifico ordine delle Antiche Tradizioni Veronensi, 22-07-91

Soprano of choice for Riccardo Muti in the opera of Nabucco 1986 to 1990- La Scala; Berlin; Japan; Philadelphia; Carnegie Hall, New York City.

Zenatello D'Argento Award - Presented by the Arena di Verona for the most impressive debutante of 1990 as Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco.

Soprano soloist with the London Philharmonic under the direction of Carlo Maria Giulini performing Verdi's Requiem.

Distinguished Alumnae - University of Tulsa - 1987

The New York Times and Musical America's debut of the year - 1985 for the role of Odabella (Attila - Verdi) New York City Opera.

Martha Baird Rockefeller Grant recipient

National Opera Institute Grant - George London



CAREER CHRONOLOGY



2001 - 2002 - Feigan Scholar; L'Opéra de Montréal; New York City Opera

2000 - 2001 - Feigan Scholar: Florentine Opera, Winnipeg Opera; Portland Opera; Nashville Symphony; West Virginia Symphony; Promusica, Boston, MA; New York City Opera.

1998 - 2000 Feigan Scholar on the faculty of University of Tulsa; Return to New York City Opera; Columbus Opera; Florentine Opera

1986 - 1997 Performances throughout the world - Italy (La Scala, Arena di Verona, Venice, Palermo, Trieste, Catania, Ravenna, Naples), Berlin, Vienna, France, Switzerland, Japan, Argentina, Chile, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Greece and the United States

1985 - Debut New York City Opera

1980 - 1986 - principle soprano - Landestheater Linz, Austria

1978,79, 80 - principle Soprano Heidelberg, Germany StädtischeBühnen der Stadt Heidelberg

1974, 75, 76 - Soprano - Western Opera Theater



RECORDINGS

CBC Television- Video- Nabucco (Verdi) L'Opéra de Montréal Societé Radio - Canada ©1993

MULTIGRAM - by Hitron - Nabuccco (Verdi) - Video ©1992

PBS Television - Video - Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) Florentine Opera - © 1991 MATC

RAI La Scala Series of Live Performances - Video - I Due Foscari (Verdi) La Scala - FONITCETRA VIDEO VRD 2016 ©January 15, 1988

RAI Television - Video - Attila (Verdi) La Fenice, Venice - ©January 23, 1987

ORF Television - Video - The Rakes Progress (Stravinsky) Linz, Austria ©1982




RADIO BROADCASTS

ORF Mozart Requiem - Austria

ORF Brahms Requiem - Austria

PBS Verdi Nabucco - Philadelphia-Philharmonic Orchestra Riccardo Muti, conductor

PBS Verdi Nabucco - Carnegie Hall - Philharmonic Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, conductor

PBS Smetena Libuse - Carnegie Hall - New York Opera Orchestra, Eve Queller, conductor

CBC Puccini Tosca - Manitoba Opera - John Demaine, conductor

CBC Verdi Nabucco - Vancouver Opera - David Agler, conductor

PBS Verdi Nabucco - Baltimore Opera - Joseph Rescigno

CBC Verdi Requiem - Festival de Lanaudier - Semyon Veckstein



EDUCATION

Bachelor of Music Education - University of Tulsa




PROFESSIONAL TEACHING



Currently Associate Professor of Voice, teacher of Diction, and Director of Opera Workshop at the University of Tulsa.




VOICE TEACHERS



Laven Sowell - University of Tulsa
Thomas Hayward - Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas
Leopold Simoneau - San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Professor Alexander Kolo - Hochschule für Musik - Vienna, Austria
Thomas Lomonaco - New York, New York

CONDUCTORS

Kurt Herbert AdlerDavid AglerSpiros Argiris
John BellKarl BöhmBoncompanie
Richard BonyngeChristian ThielemannThomas Conlin
Serge CommissioneAnton CoppolaJohn Demaine
Plácido DomingoDavid EffronKurt Eichorn
Arthur FagenGabriele FerroThomas Fulton
Gianandrea GavazzeniCarlo Maria GiuliniManfred Graff
Bohomil GregorAnton GuadagnoTheodor Guschelbauer
Eliahu InbalIngo IngensandChristopher Keene
Konrad LeitnerRaymond LeppardDaniel Lipton
Riccardo MutiDaniel OrenGeorge Manahan
Gerry SteichenNello SantiPinchus Steinberg
Alfredo SilipigniRoman ZeilingerErnst Dunshirn
Joseph RescignoFred ScottLouis Salemno
Julius RudelMarcello PanniJohn Moriarty
Christopher MactasorisManfred MayerhoferEdoardo Müller
Daniel OrenMarcello PanniEve Queller
Joseph RescignoJeffrey RinkCharles Rosekranz
Julius RudelLouis SalemnoNello Santi
Gerhard SchaefferKenneth SchermerhornAlessandro Siciliani
Alfredo SilipigniCalvin SimmonsHubert Soudant
David SpearsPinchus SteinbergOttmar Suitner
Christian SüssEmil TchakarovSilvio Varviso
Semyon VecksteinMichelangelo VeltriWilliam Anthony Waters
Johannas WetzlerRoman Zeilinger