Resume


Olivia Leigh Biddle

Soprano

Education and Training

  • Royal Northern College of Music MMus Performance - 2007 - 2009
  • Arizona State University - 2006
  • BA Music Southern Utah University - 2005
  • Voice - Deborah Rees, Carol Ann Modesitt, Ann Elgar Kopta.

Voice tutors

  • Deborah Rees - 2007 - Present
  • Anne Elgar Kopta - 2005 - 2006
  • Carol Ann Modesitt - 1999 - 2005

Awards and Honors

  • Royal Northern College of Music - Scholarships - 2007, 2008
  • American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) Austria - Participant / Scholarship Recipient - 2005
  • National Opera Association - National Finalist - 2005
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) - Las Vegas Senior Division - Second Place - 2005
  • Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) - State, District and National Finalist - 2004
  • Metropolitan Opera National Council - District Finalist - 2004

Opera Roles

  • Kàtja Kabanowà - Kabanicha (RNCM 2009)
  • Cavalleria Rusticana - Lola
  • Susannah - Mrs. McLean
  • Suor Angelica - The Monitor
  • Eves Odds - Muse

Roles Studied

  • Susannah - Susannah
  • Owen Wingrave - Miss. Wingrave
  • Don Giovanni - Donna Anna

Opera Chorus

  • Le nozze di Figaro - Soprano

Theater Roles

  • Once On This Island - Mamma
  • Guys and Dolls - Grandmother Abernathy
  • Steel Magnolias - Quezer
  • Singing In the Rain - Phoebe Dinsmore

Concerts and Recitals

  • Mahler Symphony No. 8 - 2008
  • Stabat Mater (Rossini) - 2008
  • St. Giles Cathedral (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) -Solo Concert - 2005
  • BA Music Diploma Recital - 2005

Languages

  • German - Intermediate
  • Italian - Basic
  • Currently studying: Czech, Russian and Norwegian

Other Trained Skills

  • Dance - Waltz (Traditional and Viennese), Salsa, Basic Swing

References

  • References and full downloadable Resume available on request.