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					                                              MARY ELLEN DUNCAN, soprano
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       Jazz Cabaret Evening w/ John Giulfoy Quintet                                     S. Eastern Indiana Arts Council, Feb. 09
       Featured Soloist Music at St. George’s                Rossini Cat Duet           New York, NY spring ‘08
Opera Performance and Recent Engagements
  Suor Angelica                           Suor Angelica, Strauss,Premier Greek Art Song Hellenic Music Foundation 10th Ann. Gala NYC ‘07
   Afternoon of Jazz                         Cape Cod Challenger Club Fund Raiser
   Sorprano soloist                          Early American Art Song                           Upper Westside Com. Grdn. Smmr. Crt. Srs. NYC ‘07
   Lucia (cover)                             La farsa amorosa                                  Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Cntr. 2006
   Soprano soloist                           Mozart Solemn Vespers/Vivaldi Gloria & Beatus Vir Carnegie Hall NYC May 2006
   Soprano soloist                           Opera Gala                                        S.Eastern Indiana Arts Council 2006
   Gianetta                                  L’Elisir del d’amore                              Harrison Opera 2005
   Soprano Soloist                           The Sopranos (Opera Gala)                         Opera at Fordham 2005
   Soprano Soloist                           Greenwich Village Orchestra                       New York Opera Project 2005
   Gretel                                    Hänsel und Gretel                                 New York Opera Project 2004
   Luisa                                     Bloodlines (world premier)                        Opera Omaha 2003
   First Lady                                Die Zauberflöte                                   Orlando Opera 2002
   First Lady & Papagena                     Die Zauberflöte                                   Philharmonia Virtuosi, NJ 2002
   Mimi                                      La boheme                                         Dicapo Opera Theater 2001
   Mrs. Murrant (cover, 3 perf.)             Street Scene                                      Dicapo Opera Theater 2002
   Despina                                   Cosi fan tutte                                    Orlando Opera 2000
   Cio-cio-san (cover & tour)                Madama Butterfly                                  Orlando Opera 2000
   Curley’s Wife                             Of Mice and Men                                   Orlando Opera 1999
   Marguerite (cover)                        Faust                                             Orlando Opera 1999
   Liu (cover)                               Turandot                                          Orlando Opera 1998
   Masha                                     The Music Shop (R. Wargo)                         Orlando Opera 1998
   Novizia                                   Suor Angelica                                     IIVA 1997
   Pamina                                    Die Zauberflöte                                   IIVA (cover) & DPU 1995 & 97
   Dodo                                      The Merry Widow                                   Brevard Music Center 1995
   Monica                                    The Medium                                        DPU 1992
Concerts and Recitals
         Soprano Soloist, The Sopranos ( Opera Gala)                                           Opera at Fordham 2005
         Soprano Soloist, Greenwich Village Orchestra                                          New York Opera Project 2005
         Musetta, La boheme Act II, 25th Anniversary Gala                                      Commonwealth Opera 2001
         Concert series with Hal McIntosh                                                      Newberry Opera (SC Opera) 2001
         Beethoven’s 9th Symphony sop. soloist & excerpt Don Pasquale                          Imperial Symphony 2000
         New Year’s Eve Gala soloist, City of Orlando                                          Orlando Philharmonic 2000
         Opera gala w/ Jerry Hadley, duet from Student Prince & Candide                        Orlando Opera
         Benefit concert w/ bass-baritone, Dean Petersen                                       Melbourne, FL
         Susannah, Susannah excerpt recital                                                    Brevard Music Ctr. & Nat. Fed. Music Clubs
         NATS New York Dist. & Eastern Reg. Winner February and March 2004 respectively & Nat. Finalist July 2004
         David Adams Art Song Competition Finalist 2004
         Metropolitan Opera Audition Competition Eastern Regional Finalist 2002
         Semi-finalist (top 20) MacAllister Awards 2001
         Finalist Jenny Lind Competition 2001
         Second and third place Opera Birmingham Annual Vocal Compeition 2000, 1999
         Finalist and Judges Award recipient Heinz Rehfuss Singing Actors Tournament 1998, 1999
         Metropolitan Opera Audition Competition Regional finalist New England 1998
Summer Festivals and Artist Residencies
Orlando Opera Resident Artist , Dicapo Opera Resident Artist , Brevard Music Center, International Institute of Vocal Arts Chiari, Italy
         New England Conservatory, Boston, MA                    DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
         Graduate Diploma in vocal performance                   B.A. English Comp. & Political Science
Teachers                                                         Coaches
Catherine Croall Bill Schuman       Ruth Golden                  John DiConstanzo Joe Mechavich           Kayo Iwama Kathy Olsen
Helen Hodam                 Marcia Roberts                        LeAnn Overton David Holkeboer Gerry Steichen Susan Morton
Conductors                                                       Directors
Hal France        Fiora Contino     Willie Waters                Robert Swedberg               Fred Martell      Leo Goeke
Anton Coppola Bruno Rigacci         Barbara Yahr                 Michael Capasso               Ira Siff          Alan Brunn
Paul Phelps       Cina Crisara      Darryll One                  Mignon Dunn                   Kevin Lawler      Janice Giampa
Kurt Klipstatter                     Henry Janiac                Patricia Weinmann

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