Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Dueling Divas II: Family Feud Battle! Featuring Brianne Sura Henderson!

Brianne Sura Henderson earned her Master's Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she was awarded the Elizabeth Stoekler Stevens Prize in Lied. 

She has since performed principal roles with Nashville Opera, St. Petersburg Opera, Madison Opera Company, Skylight Opera Theatre, Elgin Opera, Milwaukee Opera Theater, Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute, Music By the Lake, and La Musica Lirica in Urbania, Italy. 

Recent appearances include the role of Rachel Ray in Milwaukee Opera Theatre's production of "Eat" and Third Lady in Elgin Opera's production of "Die Zauberflote".  As a full time member of the Milwaukee Florentine Opera Chorus she was featured as a soloist in the company's 2009 summer outreach program and was seen in their March production of "Elmer Gantry". 

Brianne is a Wisconsin native and currently directs the chancel choir and bell choir at First Presbyterian Church in Waukesha. 

In Dueling Divas II, Brianne will be competing in the "Family Feud" battle against her sister Erin.  Two opera singing sisters, competing for a cash prize.  A new dimension in sibling rivalry?

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