263B Bromery Center for the Arts

Soprano Mary Hubbell excels in a wide range of styles, from early to modern music. Described in the New York Times as “a soprano with a sweetly focused tone,” she has appeared with a variety of ensembles in both Europe and North America. In the Netherlands, she sang with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under the direction of David Robertson in a performance of Louis Andriessen’s Tao and with the Orkestvereniging Musica in Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, under the direction of Hans Leenders. She has appeared as a soloist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the Beaufort Symphony Orchestra, the South Hadley Chorale in Massachusetts, the Amherst College Choral Society, and the Williams College Wind Ensemble.

An accomplished recitalist, Dr. Hubbell has performed art song and chamber music in a variety of venues, including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. She frequently appears in various series including “Concerts at Seven” (Plainfield, MA), “Music in the Noon Hour” at Smith College (Northampton, MA), and “Concerts on the Canal” (Holyoke, MA), among others. In the realm of early music, she has appeared with Arcadia Players, the Transfiguration Early Music Ensemble (New York), and the Amherst Early Music Festival (Connecticut). She appeared as a soloist in Vivaldi’s Beatus vir with the Chorale Society of the Hamptons, and Bach’s Cantata BWV 202 (“Wedding”) with Musica Viva of New York. While living in the Netherlands, she was a frequent soloist with early music ensembles La Prunelle Ensemble and Praetorius Blokfluit Ensemble.

Dr. Hubbell maintains a strong commitment to new music and has appeared as a soloist with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Composer’s Voice Series, The Remarkable Theatre Brigade, and counter)induction. She has also participated in the Women Composers Festival in Hartford, CT and the Queens New Music Festival in NY. In the Netherlands, she appeared at the contemporary music venues of the Young Composer’s Festival in Apeldoorn and the Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam. In 2014 she performed with role of Katherine Wright in Jocelyn Hagen’s opera Test Pilot in Minnesota. She gave the New York premiere of Gregory W. Brown’s cantata Caliban in After-Life at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in March 2017.

Dr. Hubbell earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, as well as a First Phase Degree in Classical Singing from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and a Masters Degree in Voice from the University of California, Santa Barbara.