My Musical Journey

Ever since I was five years old and started taking piano lessons, music has been an enormous part of who I am. Teacher after teacher showed me not only the beauty of working hard but actually expanding musicianship to perform excellently and with heart. I have taken classical piano lessons through college, taken harp lessons from the age of nine through my senior year of high school, and been in several choirs since I was in elementary school (most notably the Greater Dallas Youth Chorus and the DBU Chorale). Singing became my passion in later high school and college, where I have performed three title roles (Suor Angelica, Guinevere, and Eliza Doolittle), along with performances with the New York Lyric Opera Summer Program (Despina) and the Miami Music Festival (Eva Delvignè). I have trained to sing classically, to sing jazz, and to sing musical theater and contemporary. I am thankful for every music teacher who has brought me to this point and for my wonderful parents who have supported me in everything I do.

ROLES AND EXPERIENCE

2013-PRESENT

DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

 2013-2018 ROLES

  • Suor Angelica

  • Guinevere in Camelot

  • Eliza in My Fair Lady

  • Cast member in Godspell

NEW YORK LYRIC OPERA COMPANY

SUMMER PROGRAM 2017

  • Despina in Così fan tutte (performed at the National Opera Center)

  • Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro trio (performed in Carnegie Hall)

MIAMI MUSIC FESTIVAL

SUMMER 2017

  • Eva Delvigne in An Embarrassing Position

  • Ännchen from Der Freischütz (excerpt)

Southern Methodist University  2018-2020

  • Emily in                                                                                                                      

SKILLS AND EDUCATION

PIANO

  • Classical piano lessons with Jill Smith and Stephen Nielson from age five through college

  • Won multiple piano competitions and awards in the Dallas area

  • Taught for four years

VOICE

  • Classical voice lessons all four years of high school with Jenni Rasberry

  • Continued lessons freshman year of college till present with Donna Holden

  • Sings opera, Broadway, contemporary, and jazz styles

HARP

  • Lessons from age nine through eighteen with Naoko Stromberg

  • Played with orchestras, in harp ensembles, and background for events

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