Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Curriculum Vitae

Pam Igelsrud, Soprano

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Teacher of singing, professional choral and solo singer (soprano). Student of Speech Language Pathology. Primary teaching areas include studio and class voice, sight singing, and music appreciation. Special interest in voice disorders, vocal pedagogy, and the application of speech-language pathology concepts to the singing voice. Performance experience ranges from oratorio to opera, art song, and choral music. Special area of focus has been working with and premiering new works by contemporary composers. Professional appearances in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, and throughout the United States. Member of NATS and Sigma Alpha Iota.

EDUCATION

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology Candidate

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
01/05 - 12/05 Doctoral Student, Voice performance
Teaching Assistant, Voice department, for 2 semesters

New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
May '04 Master of Music, Voice Performance with Academic Honors
Recipient of Florence C. Rowe Voice Scholarship Fund

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
May '95 Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jun '99 - present
Voice instructor, Private Studio

Jan ‘08 - Jan ‘12
Voice faculty, Volti Choral Institute, Occidental, CA

Fall ‘11
Substitute Artist in Residence, School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Sep '08 - Aug ‘11
Voice instructor, Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA

Jan '05 - Dec '05
Teaching Assistant - Voice Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Private voice instructor for music majors and Voice class instructor for non-music
majors

Jan '05 - Dec '05
Voice instructor, Community Music Lesson Division at UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Sep '01 - Jun '02
Music teacher, Allendale-Columbia School, Rochester, NY
Private voice instructor for upper school students; Choir instructor for upper school
students; Music history class instructor for middle school students.

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

ORATORIO

Symphoria, Syracuse, NY
Soloist, Handel "Messiah", December 2014

San Francisco Choral Society, San Francisco, CA
Soloist, Holiday Concert, December 2011
Soloist, Roger-Ducasse "Salve Regina", November 2010
Soloist, Beethoven "Mass in C", July 2010
Soloist, Britten "Rejoice in the Lamb", July 2010

New Choir, Palo Alto, CA
Soloist, Bach “Jesu, meine freunde”, June 2011

First Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, CA
Soloist, Mozart “Requiem”, April 2011

UW-Madison Masters Singers, Madison, WI
Soloist, Haydn, "Kleine Orgelmesse", December 2005

UW-Madison Choral Union, Madison, WI
Soloist, Telemann, "Der Tag des Gerichts", December 2005

NEC Chamber Orchestra, Boston, MA
Soloist, Mozart, "Exsultate, Jubilate", May 2004
Winner of Commencement Concerto Competition

NEC Chorus, Boston, MA
Soloist, Haydn, "Harmoniemesse", April 2004

NEC Chamber Singers, Boston, MA
Soloist, Scarlatti, "Stabat Mater", February 2003

Trinity Choir, Boston, MA
Soloist, Faure, "Requiem", November 2002
Soloist, Handel, "Messiah", December 2002 and December 2003

Eastman School of Music - Musica Nova Ensemble, Rochester, NY
Soloist, Stravinsky, "Mass", April 1994

CONCERT

Society for New Music - Everson Museum and Onondaga Community College, Syracuse 2011
San Francisco Festival of Contemporary Music - Community Music Center - San Francisco, July 2010
Oswego Opera Recital Series - May Memorial Unitarian Church and Church of the
Resurrection - Oswego, NY, March 2007
Civic Morning Musicals Concert Series - Everson Museum Syracuse, NY, May 2006
Recital of Contemporary Music - Convivium33 Gallery - Cleveland, OH, December 2006
Recital of Contemporary Music - Ursaline College and Euclid Presbyterian Church, Euclid, OH, June 2006
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble - Mills Hall at UW-Madison, Madison, WI, May 2005
Lonely Painter: The songs of Joni Mitchell - Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston, February 2003
Tuesday Night New Music Series - Brown Hall at New England Conservatory Boston, MA, Multiple dates 2002-04
New Music Ensemble of Boston - Music at the Cloud Boston, MA, February 2002
OSSIA and Alarm Will Sound, Soprano, Miller Theatre May 2001
Recital of Contemporary Music - Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, June 1998
Rialto Ensemble - Christ Church, Rochester, NY, March 1993
InterMusica Ensemble - Kilbourn Hall at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, March
1992

SOLO RECITALS

Recital - Church of Our Saviour. Brookline, MA. October 2015
Doctoral Student Recital - La Maison Francaise at UW-Madison, Madison, WI, December 2005
MM Degree Recital - Brown Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston, May 2004
Recital - Howard Hanson Hall at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, April 2001
Recital - May Memorial Unitarian Church, Syracuse, NY, April 2001
Recital - Formal Lounge at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, October 1999
Recital - Church of the Lutheran Reformation, Rochester, NY, June 1999
BM Degree Recital - Kilbourn Hall at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, May 1995
Student Recital - Formal Lounge at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, April 1993
Student Recital of Contemporary Music - Formal Lounge at Eastman School of
Music, Rochester, NY, December 1992

OPERA

Urban Opera, 2nd Woman, "Dido and Aeneas", San Francisco 2009
The Singers Gym, Agathe, Der Freisch├╝tz, San Francisco 2008
Society for New Music, George Sand, "George Sand & Chopin" Syracuse 2007
Society for New Music, Principal Role #3, "Sundance" Syracuse 2006
Weston Players, Penny Fine, "Lardington Lark" Weston, MA 2004
NEC Opera Workshop, Mimi, "The Soprano Monologues" Boston 2004
NEC Opera Workshop, Geraldine, "A Hand of Bridge" Boston 2004
NEC Tuesday Night New Music, Woman, "Supplication" Boston 2003
NEC Opera Workshop, Pamina, "The Magic Flute", Boston 2003
NEC Opera Workshop, Mariane, "Tartuffe", Boston 2003
NEC Opera Workshop, Vespetta, "Pimpinone", Boston 2003
NEC Opera Workshop, Fiordiligi, "Cosi Fan Tutte", Boston 2003
Crittenden Opera Studio Summer Workshop, Rusalka, "Rusalka", Boston 2003
Crittenden Opera Studio Summer Workshop, Mariane, "Tartuffe" , Boston 2003
Crittenden Opera Studio Summer Workshop, Marguerite, "Faust", Boston 2003
NEC Opera Workshop, Semele, "L'Egisto", Boston 2002
NEC Tuesday Night New Music, Seijo, "Seijo", Boston 2002
Eastman School of Music Opera Workshop, Countess, "Le Nozze di Figaro", Rochester, NY 1995

CHURCH

Church of Our Saviour, Section leader and soloist, Brookline, MA, 2013-2016
St. Agnes Church, Cantor and Section leader, San Francisco, 2008-2011
Notre Dame des Victoires, Cantor and Substitute Choral Scholar, San Francisco, 2007-09
Church of the Redeemer, Section leader, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2006-07
Trinity Episcopal Church, Section leader, Boston, 2002-2005

CHORAL

Festival del Sole Chorus, Soprano, Yountville, CA, July 2010
Berkeley Festival and Exhibition Choir, Alto, Berkeley, CA, June 2010
AVE, Soloist and Section Soprano, San Francisco, June 2010
American Bach Soloists, Soprano, San Francisco, 2009-10
Volti, Soloist and Section Soprano, San Francisco, 2007-present
Madrigal Singers, Soprano, UW-Madison, Madison, WI, 2005
Chamber Singers, Soprano, New England Conservatory, Boston, 2002-03
The Publick Musick Ensemble, Soprano, Rochester, NY, 1999-01
Eastman Chorale, Soprano, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, 1992-95
Eastman Rochester Chorus, Soprano, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, 1991-92

COMMERCIALLY RELEASED RECORDINGS

“Turn the Page” (featured soloist) - Volti - Innova, 2010
“Psalms of Joy and Sorrow” - Rochester Singers - Naxos, 2006
“Sounds of Light” (featured soloist) - Trinity Choir Boston - Gothic, 2005
“ADLER: Symphony No. 5 / Nuptial Scene / The Binding” - Rochester Singers - Naxos, 2004
“DIAMOND: Ahava / Music for Prayer” - Rochester Singers - Naxos, 2004
“A Hanukka Celebration” - Rochester Singers - Naxos, 2003
“Leonard Berstein: A Jewish Legacy” - Rochester Singers - Naxos, 2003
“Steve Reich: Tehilim, The Desert Music” - OSSIA and Alarm Will Sound - Cantaloupe, 2002
“Music of Comfort and Joy” - The Publick Musick Choir - Sonabilis, 2001

TEACHERS

Voice: Julia Faulkner, Mark St. Laurent, Seth McCoy, Lorene Forsyth
Vocal Repertoire: Kayo Iwama, John Moriarty, Ken Merrill, Craig Rutenberg, Armen Guzelimian
Coaching: Kathy Cathcart, Kayo Iwama, John Greer, Michael Strauss, Jean Anderson Collier, Daniel Wyneken, Timothy Steele, Russell Miller, Gerald Lee, Tina Curren
Opera: Kathy Cathcart, Ben Bernstein, Patricia Weinmann, Marc Astafan, Richard Crittenden, Richard Pearlman
Violin: Ellen Rathjen, Marie Lange, William Mercer, D.J. Igelsrud
Piano: Amanda Demaris, Lorene Forsyth, Nancy Ryder Moore

REVIEWS

"The singers, all both promising and accomplished, were baritone Nikolas Nackley,
soprano Pamela Igelsrud, Stefan Reed, and bass-baritone Steven Pence" - Boston Globe
after Mitsuko Shirai master class (11/03)

"There were excellent contributions from Pam Igelsrud as the Second Woman and Cortez
Mitchell and Michael McNeil as the two witches." - San Francisco Chronicle after Urban
Opera's Dido and Aeneas (8/09)

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Additional Coursework:
The Singers Gym - San Francisco - September 2008
Crittenden Opera Studio Summer Workshop - Boston - July 2003
Oberlin Institute For Performance Pedagogy - Oberlin, OH - June 2001
Eastman School of Music Summer Seminar in Voice Pedagogy - Rochester, NY - June 2000

MASTER CLASSES

Daniel Helfgot, Mitsuko Shirai, Ann Baltz, Pierre Vallet, Richard Miller, Carol Webber, Janet Bookspan, Nico Castel, Ned Rorem

CONDUCTORS

Robert Geary, Jeffrey Thomas, Warren Stewart, Jonathan Dimmock, Beverly Taylor, Bruce Gladstone, Simon Carrington, John Rutter, Brian Jones, Tim Koch, William Weinert, Sydney Hodkinson, Philip West, Donald Neuen, Helmuth Rilling

COMPETITIONS

UW-Madison Concerto Competition - Finalist - 2005
NEC Commencement Concerto Competition - Winner - 2004

MEMBERSHIPS

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI)

Curriculum Vitae

Pam Igelsrud, Soprano PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Teacher of singing, professional choral and solo singer (soprano). Student of Speech Language...