Baroness Elsa Schrader

          Sound of Music

               Chamber Opera Chicago     

     Elizabeth Elliot

          Persuasion (Chgo ‘11 & ‘13;

            England ‘13-4 & NYC ‘13)

               Chamber Opera Chicago

     Caroline Bingley

          Pride & Prejudice

               Chamber Opera Chicago

     Nellie Bess

          The Night Hank Williams Died

               Red Ink Productions


          The Boys Next Door

               Red Ink Productions

     Sarah Brown

          Guys & Dolls

               Theatre on the Lake


          Fiddler on the Roof

               North Park University

     Lillian Holiday

          Happy End

               North Park University


          A Doll House

               North Park University


          West Side Story

               North Park University

     Miss Prism

          The Importance of Being Earnest

               North Park University


          The Desert Song

               Light Opera Works




     “V’adoro,” Giulio Cesare (G. F. Handel)

          Baroque Concert

               Elgin OPERA

     “Air de bijoux,” Faust (Charles Gounod)

          French Gala

               Elgin OPERA


       La clemenza di Scipione (J.C. Bach)

               North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble

     "Rejoice," Messiah (G. F. Handel)

               North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble

     “Ch’io mi scordi di te,” K505 (W.A. Mozart)

               North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble

     Excerpts from Messiah including

       “Rejoice” (G.F. Handel)

               Northwest Festival Orchestra

     “Vilia,” Merry Widow (Franz Lehár)

          April in Austria

               Elgin OPERA


          Act 3 La Bohéme (Giacomo Puccini)

               Elgin OPERA

     Mrs. Gleaton

          Susannah (Carlisle Floyd)

               North Park University




     Chicago Symphony Chorus                        1999-2001

     Grant Park Symphony Chorus                   1991-1995




     “Koleynu” Director

          2010 Selichot, Rosh Hoshanah,

            Yom Kippur

               Temple Beth Israel, Skokie, IL

     Rehearsal Conductor,

       Graduate Asst. to Rollo Dilworth

               2008 NPU University Choir

     2nd Soprano Section Leader

          I Lombardi, Aida

               da Corneto Opera

     Asst. Rehearsal Conductor


               da Corneto Opera




     2nd Place, 2009

          Elgin OPERA’s

          Voice Competition, Division IV

     1st Place, 2008

          North Park University's

          Student Performance Awards

               Graduate Division

     4th Place, 2006

          American Idol Underground's

          Inaugural Classical Competition

               (Denyce Graves, one of three judges)



     Language – German in college 

        French, German, Italian diction classes

          in graduate school

        Sung in Italian, French, German,

          Latin, Polish, Russian, Czechoslovakian,



     Running (Duluth marathon ‘97;

          Chicago ‘99, ’07, ‘11)

     Member of Mensa

     Interim Choir Director for

          Temple Beth Israel, 2010-11



     North Park University – Chicago, IL

     M.M.V.P, 2009, with distinction

     B.A., Music (minor, biology), 1992


Acting classes (all with Kathy Scambiatterra)

     Technique I (also w/ Carole Gutierrez )

     Characterization/Technique II

          The Artistic Home

     Scene Study 

          The Training Center at

             Center Theatre Ensemble


     Jazz, Musical Theatre

        Domenick Danza

Opera Workshop

     Ann Baltz’s OperaWorks

     Ronald Combs NEIU


     Annie Picard, Judith Haddon,

        Pamela Hinchman

Voice Coaching

     Sharon Rich Peterson, Kit Bridges,

       Richard Boldrey, Francesco Milioto;

       Philip Morehead & Giulio Favario through

       Elgin OPERA’s Summer Music Festival 2009