School of Music

Voice master class at USM with 2002 alum, Teresa Herold, mezzo-soprano

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Lori Arsenault
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5142
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

Teresa Herold '02The USM School of Music is proud to present 2002 alumna, Teresa Herold, in a voice master class on Thursday, November 15 from 2 - 4 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus

Master classes are open to the public, and provide a unique opportunity to watch and listen as students work with a professional musician on the techniques of making music. Admission is $6 at the door.

Teresa Herold, mezzo soprano, is a 2002 graduate of the University of Southern Maine School of Music. For the past five seasons, Ms. Herold has worked at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, performing and covering roles there. Most notable is her work in Otto Schenk’s production of Die Walküre from Wagner’s Ring Cycle, performed under the direction of James Levine. She also performed in John Adam’s Nixon in China as part of the Met: Live in HD series, which was transmitted to movie theaters around the world and later seen on the PBS series Great Performances. She has soloed with the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and Choral Art Society of Portland. She has participated as a soloist in the Bloomington Early Music Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, and Music of Remembrance in Seattle.  She has done graduate studies at Indiana University and held young artist positions with the opera companies of Seattle, St. Louis, Central City Colorado, the Chautauqua Institute in New York, and PORT opera.  Ms. Herold is a native of Fort Fairfield where she currently resides.

Members of the press, and those needing special accommodations to participate fully in this program, contact Lori Arsenault, (207) 780-5142, larsenault@usm.maine.edu. Hearing impaired: call USM's telex / TDD number (207) 780-5646