Erika Walker Duderstadt, mezzo-soprano, is a 2018 graduate of Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal performance. Among the roles she has sung are Despina in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Madame Flora (Baba) in Menotti's The Medium and Madame de la Haltiere in Massenet's Cendrillon. Duderstadt was a winner of the Dana School of Music's Young Artist Competition in 2017 and performed as a featured soloist with the Dana Symphony Orchestra in selections from Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder. Last summer she participated in the Operaworks Advanced Program in Los Angeles. She will be seen on the stage in November 2019 as a Witch in Verdi's Macbeth with Opera Western Reserve.
Sierra McCorvey, soprano, has been featured with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, W.D. Packard Band and Mahoning Valley Chorale. McCorvey has sung several roles including Iris in Marc Blitzstein's The Harpies, (Kent State University), Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte (Youngstown State University), The Fairy in Massenet's Cendrillon (Youngstown State University, and Lily/Strawberry Woman in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Cleveland Opera and Opera Western Reserve). The November McCorvey will sing the role of the Second Witch in Verdi's Macbeth with Opera Western Reserve.
TIMPANI / PERCUSSION
Joseph Kromholz, Concertmaster
Sam Barton Rotberg
Abigail R. McLaughlin
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Rebecca Enlow, soprano, is an adjunct faculty member at Youngstown State University in the Music Theory Department. She received a Master of Music in music theory at YSU in 2019 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in vocal music education in 2016. During her time at YSU, Enlow performed in many operas, including the roles of Ms. Silverpeal in The Impresario and Adele in Die Fledermaus. She has been a part of Opera Western Reserve's Young Artist Program since 2014, where she has played the mainstage role of Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly. She has performed in mini-mainstage roles such as Cio-Coi-san in Madame Butterfly, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor and Adina in L'elisir d'amore. Enlow will perform Witch Three in OWR's November 2019 production of Macbeth.
Susanna P. Reilly