Choral Arts Resumé and Repertoire

Overview:

Conductor and Leadership Experience

Executive Organizer and Treble Voice Clinician, Flash Gamer Choir, Baltimore, 2015

  • Planned, organized, and executed a 50-member Flash Choir at Otakon 2015
  • Negotiated terms of engagement between Baltimore Gamer Symphony Orchestra and Otakorp and intermediated between the two groups for the three hour program (including 150 minute rehearsal space in two areas and 30 minutes in a performance area,) musical instrument usage, conductress retainer, limited-use sheet music acquisition for two pieces (Kando “Mario Theme”, Uematsu “The Promised Land”), promotional material, and recording rights.

Children’s Choir Director, New Orleans, LA, 2003

  • Recruited and rehearsed 12 children (ages 6-10)
  • Selected appropriate English and Spanish language repertoire for summer vacation bible school as part of volunteer trip

Children’s Choir Director, Southwest Louisiana, 2002-2003

  • Recruited approximately 30 children for vacation bible school music program
  • Led daily rehearsals of 20-50 local children (ages 6-13) during summer vacation bible school
  • Selected music and led Christmas Children’s Choir program (6 member children) during December.

 


Singer Experience:

My natural voice is a lyric mezzo-soprano. I have sung other vocal parts as needed. Those are noted with parentheses.

Prestigious Ensembles:

  • Worldwide: Disney’s and Eric Whitacre’s World of Color Honor Choir (digital choir), 2013
  • Stuttgart, Germany: UniChor (2009)
  • Paris, France: Chœur et Orchestre des Grandes Écoles (2008)
  • Paris, France: American Church in Paris’s Christmas Choir (composed of singers from the Parisian conservatory) (2008)
  • USA: F.A.M.E. National Competition winning concert choir: S— High School (2003)

Community Chorales and Local Choirs

  • Haverford, Pennsylvania: Bryn Mawr-Haverford Bi-College Chorale
    • 2013-2014, 2015-2016 (Alto II)
    • 2015 (Tenor I)
    • 2004-2005, 2006
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Choral Society, 2010-2013
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Syon Monastery Medieval Chant Choir, 2013
  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania: Our Lady of Czestochowa 50th Anniversary Celebration Choir 2005
  • Southwest Louisiana: Masterworks Chorale, 2005, 2002-2003
  • Southwest Louisiana: Messiah Chorus, 2001, 2002 (Alto I), 2003 (Alto II), 2005 (Tenor I),
  • New Orleans, Louisiana: UNO Chamber Chorale (paid fellowship) (Alto II) 2003-2004


Languages and Dialects in Repertoire:

  • English- US American, British, Irish, Scottish dialects
  • Gaelic
  • French- Parisian and Cajun
  • Spanish- Castillan
  • German
  • Latin- High “Church” Latin and Germanic dialects
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Czech
  • Russian
  • Hebrew and Ladino
  • Japanese
  • Chinese- Mandarin
  • Kiswahili
  • Zulu


Repertoire Highlights (Oratorios, Masses, and longer works)

  • Beethoven: “Missa Solemnis”, “An die Freude” (from the Ninth Symphony)
  • Berlioz “Grande Messe des Morts, Op 5 (Requiem)”
  • Brahms “Ein Deutsches Requiem”
  • Duruflé “Requiem”
  • Handel “Messiah” ; “Saul”
  • Haydn “The Creation” ; “The Seasons”
  • Holst “The Planets: Neptune”
  • Mozart “Mass in C” ; “Requiem in D Minor” (K 626) ; “Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore” (K. 339)
  • Orff “Carmina Burana”
  • Rutter “Feel the Spirit: a Cycle of Spirituals” ;“Requiem”
  • Stravinsky “Symphony of Psalms”
  • Tippett “A Child of Our Time”
  • Vaughan Williams “Sea Symphony”
  • Weill “The Eternal Road” (excerpts arranged by Thomas Lloyd)