Corrine B. is currently working towards her master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Mark Oswald. Since moving to New York in August of 2010, she has sung Queen of the Night in the Amato Opera in Brief outreach program at Manhattan School of Music, and performed in Mignon Dunn’s Opera Moments workshop as Laurie (The Tender Land), Adele (Die Fledermaus) and Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier). She has also been heard as the soprano soloist in the Faure Requiem, performed in Handel’s L’allegro ed il penseroso with orchestra under Kenneth Cooper, performed Debussy Bourget Melodies with Ken Merrill’s art song seminar and premiered Seven Songs after W.B. Yeats by Anne Goldberg. Prior to New York, Corrine was studying with Amy Johnson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where her stage credits included Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas),Cathleen (Riders to the Sea ) and scenes as Servilia (La Clemenza di Tito), Nanetta (Falstaff), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Norina (Don Pasquale), and Miles (The Turn of the Screw). In the western Massachusetts area she was also heard as the soprano soloist in the Bach Magnificat, the Schütz Requiem, BWV 62, and the Vivaldi Gloria as well as participating in master classes with Maureen O’Flynn, Margo Garret, Corradina Caporello, Marianne Barrett and Dominique Labelle. Apart from the classical world, Corrine writes her own original music, plays guitar, and co-directs Upper West Sound, a new a cappella group in Manhattan. Corrine’s solo on the 2007 album Crescendo by the Umass Dynamics, which she directed for four years, won the Acatunes award in 2007 for favorite a cappella tracks of the year. She was also recently reviewed well on rarb.org for her arrangement and solo on the 2010 album Barking Mad by the Umass Dynamics. Corrine just recently appeared as Bridie in a workshop of Garden of Martyrs, a brand new opera by Eric Sawyer, and she finished a five city concert tour around New England with her classical contemporary quartet, the Tempus Continuum Ensemble. She is currently singing Mozart opera scenes in the Ken Merrill seminar and preparing for a European tour in the summer of 2012 with the Tempus Continuum Ensemble.
Corrine B.Kathryn Brickell2017-03-30T20:10:18+00:00