Betsy Archer

 

 

 

 

 

Opera

Violetta*             La Traviata (A Day at the Opera)       La Porte Symphony Orchestra

Cunegonde*      Candide (Symphony Pops)                La Porte Symphony Orchestra

Lieschen            Bach Coffee Cantata                         Grand Rapids Symphony

Gretel *               Hansel and Gretel                             UC Irvine Opera Scenes

Poppea*             The Coronation of Poppea                Aspen Opera Scenes

Cherubino          The Marriage of Figaro                      Bay View Music Festival

                                                                                           [*] partial role / scene

Oratorio

Soprano Soloist      Dixit Dominus                            Calvin Oratorio Society

Soprano Soloist      Faure Requiem                         Calvin Oratorio Society

Soprano Soloist      Messiah                                     Zeeland Chorus & Illiana Oratorio

Soprano Soloist      St. John’s Passion                    Grand Rapids Bach Festival

Soprano Soloist      Lord Nelson Mass                     Grand Rapids Symphony

Operetta / Musical Theater

2010 - present

Millie#                 Lords of the Levee                           Acorn Theater

Jenny Lind#       Jenny Lind Came to Town                Clifton Center Theater

Lily                     The Secret Garden                           4th Street Theater

Eliza                   My Fair Lady                                    Genesius Guild

Casilda               The Gondoliers                                Midland Center for the Arts

                                                                                     [#] premiere performance

2010 - present

Competitions

1st place               Hoosier Star 2011                       La Porte Symphony Orchestra

Winner                  Concerto Competition                 Hope College

1st place               Michigan NATS Competition   

Education         

BMusic Vocal Performance -  University of California, Irvine

Summer Programs  

AIMS in Graz,  Brevard Music Center, Aspen Music Festival and School, Bay View Music Festival

  

Voice Teachers

Carl Kaiser

Hope Koehler

Laura Floyd

Nina Hinson

Coaches

Bill Glazier

Gregory Mason

Rosemary Hyler

Directors

Kim Clark

Bill Breuer

Glenn Hering

Conductors

Philip Bauman

Joel Navarro

Catherine Comet

John Varineau

Martin Werner

Master Classes

Dawn Upshaw

Gabriele Lechner

Martin Katz

Dan Montez

 

Skills Pianist, Actress, Teacher

Roles in Progress  Gilda, Olympia, Norina, Cunegonde

© 2014 Betsy Archer