MICHELLE ALEXANDER

Dramatic Soprano

EDUCATION:

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

AD (Opera Course)

2016-2018

 

Southern Methodist University

MM (Vocal Performance)

2012-2015

American Institute of Musical Studies

Young Artists Program

2011

 

University of Utah

BMus (Vocal Performance)

2007-2012

OPERA:

Lady Dunmow

A Dinner Engagement

Berkeley

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2018

 

Madame Lidoine

Dialogues des Carmélites

Poulenc

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2018

 

Magda

The Consul

Menotti

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2017

 

Old Wolf

The Hummingbird

Brian Horsfros

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2017

Lady Billows

Albert Herring

Britten

Brisbane Fesival

2016

Neveah

All That Glitters

Olga Amelkina-Vera

New Opera for a New World

2015

 

Armindha

la finta giardiniera

Mozart

Meadows Opera Esemble

2014

 

Nancy

Parking Lot for Hyacinths

Logan Hone

Deseret Experimental Opera

2013

 

Lady Billows

Albert Herring

Britten

Meadows Opera Ensemble

2013

Ottavia

L’incoronazione di Poppea

Monteverdi

Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble

2011

2nd Lay Sister

Suor Angelica

Monteverdi

Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble

2010

 

Mère Marie

Dialogue des Carmélites

Poulenc

Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble

2010

Dame Hannah

Ruddigore

Sullivan

Zero Budget Productions

2009

 

La Badessa

Suor Angelica

Puccini

Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble

2009

Ruth

Pirates of Penzance

Sullivan

Zero Budget Productions

2008

 

CONCERT:

Soloist

Mozart Requiem

Mozart

Kimbolton School

2018

 

Soloist

Summer Scenes Concert

Various

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2017

 

Soloist

Spring Scenes Concert

Various

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2017

 

Soloist

Fall Scenes Concert

Various 

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

2016

Soloist

Library Concert Series

Various 

Griffith University Library, Brisbane

2016

Soloist

Haunted Cabaret

Various

One World Productions

2015

 

Soloist

Emily's Garden

Olga Amelkina-Vera

Emerging Sounds Dallas Concert Series

2015

 

Soloist

Agnus Dei

Bizet

Arapaho United Methodist Church

2015

 

Alto Soloist

Messiah

Handel

Arapaho United Methodist Church

2014

Soloist

Requiem Canticles

Stravinsky

Meadows Chorale

2012

Salome

Il est doux, il est bon

Massenet

AIMS Orchestra

2011

 

Leonora

O mio Fernado

Donizetti

Utah Philharmonic

2011

 

Marcellina

Le nozze di Figaro

Mozart

Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble

2010

 

HONOURS & AWARDS:

Wagner Society Competition, 2nd Place winner and Audience Choice Winner

2017

Chartered Surveyors Competition Semi-Finalist

2017

Metropolitan Opera Competition, Utah District Winner

2015

Metropolitan Opera Competition, Utah Audience Choice Winner

2015

Ben K. Howard Award for Excellence in Opera

2014

Irma M. Cooper International Vocal Competition, Semi-Finalist

2014

Metropolitan Opera Competition, Utah Audience Choice Winner

2012

Metropolitan Opera Competition, Utah District Winner

2011

Metropolitan Opera Competition, Utah Audience Choice Winner

2011

Classical Singer Competition, Undergrad Division, 1st place National Winner

2011

Utah Concerto Competition, 1st Place Winner

2011

Meistersinger International, Semi-Finalist

2011

FURTHER INFORMATION:

  • Founder, producer, and director of New Opera for a New World, a program dedicated to bring together young artistic professionals across various mediums, to create original contemporary micro operas that explore current issues, events, and ideas.

  • Seven  years of private teaching experience
     

  • Training in classical acting, Alexander Technique, and yoga.

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