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Dana Schnitzer, Lecturer in Voice, continues to amass accolades for her numerous soprano operatic roles which include Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Alcina in Alcina, Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow, First Lady in The Magic Flute and Giannetta in L'elisir d'amore, the latter performed at the prestigious Caramoor Festival in New York.

Dana Schnitzer

She has sung with Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Connecticut Lyric Opera, PORTOpera, Commonwealth Opera and Boston Baroque, amongst others.  Active on the concert stage, highlights of Ms. Schnitzer's concert and oratorio performances include the Beethoven Mass in C in Tanglewood's Ozawa Hall, the Dvorák Te Deum in NEC's Jordan Hall, Vaughan Williams' Sea Symphony and the Brahms Requiem with the Metropolitan Chorale, the Bach Magnificat and Mozart Requiem with the Choral Art Society, and Handel's Messiah with Masterworks Chorale.

Upcoming engagements for the 2013-2014 season include Handel's Messiah with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra, a holiday tour as soprano soloist with the Boston Pops, and the Verdi Requiem with the Cape Cod Symphony.  Dana Schnitzer holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University, the Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory, and the Bachelor of Music degree from UMass Amherst.  She is a member of the faculty of the Young Artists Vocal Program at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and the Founder/Artistic Director of MetroWest Opera. 

Appointed 2013

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