2019 SING-ALONG MESSIAH SOLOISTS

Madeline Beitel HeadshotMadeline Beitel (mezzo-soprano) from Charlotte, NC, is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. While working towards her master’s degree in Opera Theater at USC, Madeline studied with Dr. Tina Stallard and served two years as an USC Graduate Assistant in Opera under the direction of Ellen Douglas Schlaefer. Madeline earned her Bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from East Carolina University where she studied under Dr. Jami Rhodes. Madeline has appeared in a variety of productions including the role of Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Lizzie Borden in Jack Beeson’s Lizzie Borden, Daphnis” in  Daphnis et Chloe, and Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia.  In the summer of 2016, Madeline served as a GAAP Apprentice Artist for GLOW Lyric Theater, and recently sang a premier performance at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She now studies with Grammy-winning Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Victoria Livengood. In the summer of 2017 she sang leading roles in Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica as a featured singer in the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy, and last summer performed as a featured soloist for Musiktheater Bavaria in Oberaudorf, Germany. 

annaflynnAnna Flynn (soprano) recently graduated with her master’s degree in vocal performance at the University of Tennessee under the direction of Marjorie Bennett-Stephens. She performed several roles with the University of Tennessee Opera Theater such as Serpetta in La Finta Giardiniera and Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro. She was also a winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition and performed Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra. Anna completed her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at the University of South Carolina under the direction of Dr. Tina Stallard. There, she performed the roles of Giannetta in L’Elisir d’Amore, and Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel.

Version 2Craig Philip Price (bass-baritone) made his professional debut as a Bonfils-Stanton apprentice artist with Central City Opera  in 2007. Career highlights include singing “The Bird” in the world premiere of Seymour Barab’s Everyone Has To Be Free with American Music Productions, and singing for legendary American composer Carlisle Floyd’s induction into the South Carolina Hall of Fame. This season Mr. Price will sing the role of Olin Blitch in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah with Opera at USC. He will also appear in concert as soloist for performances of Handel’s Messiah, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, Mozart’s Requiem, and will revisit Bach’s solo cantata ‘Ich Habe Genug’ in addition to several recital appearances. He has frequently been broadcast on Kentucky NPR’s Kentucky Center Stage program as a featured soloist with the acclaimed choirs of Christ Church Cathedral (Lexington, KY), and recently had his performance of Bach’s landmark cantata ‘Ich Habe Genug’ presented in it’s entirety on that broadcast as well. His performance of the Bach served as the launch to the Harstad Fine Arts Series (Lexington, KY) in April of 2016. He is a native of South Carolina where he earned a bachelor of music in voice Furman University as a student of Trudy Hines Fuller. He holds a master’s in voice from Manhattan School of Music, where he was a student of Neil Rosenshein. He is currently completing his doctoral degree in voice at the University of South Carolina as a student of Jacob Will, and resides in Greenville, SC where he serves as Professor of Voice at Furman University. 

Amos Warren HeadshotAmos Warren III (tenor) is from Beverly Hills, MI, and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Master of Music in Opera Theater. He attended the American Institute for Musical Studies in Graz, Austria in 2014, and in 2015 he earned a Bachelor of Music from Western Michigan University and was named an Emerging Artist with Opera Grand Rapids. Amos currently resides in Columbia, where he studies with Mr. Jacob Will. He was recently seen in Shakespeare Opera Theatre’s production of Amahl and the Night Visitors as King Kaspar. Previous credits include Ubaldo (Armida), Le Comte Barigoule (Cendrillon), Edoardo Milfort (La Cambiale di Matrimonio), Il Podestà (La Finta Giardiniera), and Sheldon Segal (Later the Same Evening).

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