Beatrice - Soprano
Soprano Mary Martin is excited to return to SBLO as Bea in Three Decembers! Mary is a doctoral student of voice at Indiana University, where she studies with Carol Vaness. Credits at IU include the Governess (Turn of the Screw), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Hanne (Haydn’s The Seasons). She is a former Associate Instructor, and the recipient of the Sarah Joan Tuccelli-Gilbert Memorial Fellowship. Mary has also performed with Central City Opera Company, the Janiec Opera Company, Arbor Opera Theater as Antonia (The Tales of Hoffmann), New York Opera Exchange, Opera MODO as Nannetta (Falstaff) and Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), and concert work with the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, Midland Symphony Orchestra, and Livingston Symphony Orchestra. Former credits with SBLO include the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor and Despina in Cosi fan tutte.
A native of Plymouth, Michigan, Mary earned her BM and MM degrees from the University of Michigan, where she had the honor of singing the Star-Spangled Banner for President Obama in the Michigan Football Stadium. Currently, Mary works as a teaching artist for Michigan Opera Theatre, where she will be returning for a third year to direct the Operetta Remix summer program. You can find her on most days hanging out with her rescue dog Andy. Find out more at www.marymartinsings.com and on Instagram @marymartinsings.