Soprano Elizabeth Schleicher is a native of Columbus, Ohio and has been seen as a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera chorus in productions of Lohengrin, Boris Godunov, and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Recent roles include Mimi in La Boheme and Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte with South Bend Lyric Opera, Julia in The Cousin from Nowhere with Chicago Folks Operetta and as Damon in Acis & Galatea with Union Avenue Opera.
She has appeared as the soprano soloist for the Schubert Mass in E-flat with Nicholas McGegan and the St. Louis Symphony. Also as soprano soloist, Elizabeth has been heard in Handel’s Messiah (Ancilla College and the Vesper Chorale of Indiana), Vivaldi Gloria (South Bend Symphony), Haydn Stabat Mater (Vesper Chorale), Beethoven Mass in C, Fauré Requiem, and the Rutter Requiem (Notre Dame Orchestra and Basilica Choirs.) Elizabeth recently performed as Anne Frank in the chamber work Annelies by James Whitbourn with the South Bend Chamber Singers.
Elizabeth has sung with Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Grant Park Music Festival Chorus. She is a graduate of Otterbein University and Northwestern University. Elizabeth is on the voice faculty at St. Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame and maintains a private studio in South Bend. When she is not teaching or singing, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.