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Sherri Saiden

Celebrated Soprano | Actor | Professional Coach

Soprano, Sherri Seiden, known for her sparkling voice, has graced stages across four continents. A versatile and multi-faceted artist, Ms. Seiden has performed effortlessly in the genres of Opera, Concert, and Musical Theater. Her first CD of Operetta highlights called, Lover Come Back, was recorded with the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, and conducted by Peter McCoppin.

Upon request of composer/conductor John Rutter, Sherri Seiden was chosen for the 6th time as the maestro’s choice soprano for his Requiem at Carnegie Hall, most currently in May of 2018. Ms. Seiden has also performed the Brahm’s Requiem as soloist at Carnegie several times, as well as the Alice Tully Hall. Regarding Ms. Seiden’s performance, Mr. Rutter was quoted as saying, “With confidence and secure technique, Ms. Seiden filled the hall with a serenely beautiful sound much admired by choristers and audience alike.”

Concert appearances include performances as soloist with the National Philharmonic in Washington, D.C. The program included Mozart’s Requiem, Bach Cantata #51 “Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen”, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Mendelssohn Symphony #2. She also performed as the featured soloist at the Horatio Alger Awards at Constitution Hall in Washington D.C., and as soloist in Carmina Burana by Carl Orff with the Cobb Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta, GA.

Other opera performances include Queen of the Night with the Greensborough Opera, with Valery Ryvkin conducting, Stella in Andre Previn’s A Street Car Named Desire at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, MA, Jake Heggie’s At the Statue of Venus with the Capital City Opera in Atlanta, GA, Rosina in the Barber of Seville with Florida’s Treasure Coast Opera, and Amor in Gluck’s Orfeo with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera.

Ms. Seiden also performed in a nationally televised performance with the Liaoning Symphony in Shenyang, China; Carnegie Weill Recital Hall; Attila Glatz Concerts, Canada; the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic both conducted by Edvard Tchivzhel; Mozart Requiem with the Elysium Chamber Orchestra; Gala Concerts with the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra in Ontario, Canada conducted by Boris Brott, and the Mobile Symphony, with Crafton Beck, conductor.

As an original cast member of the First National Touring Company of the Broadway show Beauty and the Beast, Sherri also had the opportunity to perform the role of Christine in the European tour of Phantom. Ms. Seiden was a first place winner of the Regional Metropolitan Opera Competition and a National Grand finalist. She completed a post-graduate program with the University of Toronto’s Opera Division, and a Bachelor of Music degree at the Boston Conservatory of Music. Below are just a few of her accomplishments.

• Celebrated Opera Singer
• Concert, and Musical Theater Performer
• 6-time Maestro’s Choice Soprano for composer/conductor John Rutter’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall
• 1st Place Winner of the Regional Metropolitan Opera Competition and a National Grand Finalist
• Independent Music Professional as a Classical/Crossover Vocalist
• Voice Instructor at The Lovett School
• Voice Faculty at Georgia Academy of Music
• Private Voice Instructor at Johnson Conservatory for the Arts
• Independent Private Voice Instructor
• Former Adjunct Voice Professor at Shorter University
• Bachelor of Music, Opera, Musical Theater and Drama
• Boston Conservatory of Music
• Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London
• Mozarteum, Salzburg
• University of Toronto Opera Division

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