Saturday, March 25th at 5:00pm
Where: Woodside Bible Church
42021 E Ann Arbor Trail
Plymouth, MI 48170
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Known for her “brilliantly clear, highly refined soprano voice,” soprano Mary Martin is proud to call Plymouth, Michigan her hometown. She received her Bachelors (2010) and Masters (2012) degrees in Voice Performance from the University of Michigan, where she studied under Melody Racine. University credits include the roles of Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Nannetta (Falstaff), Amy (Little Women), the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), and Fire (L’Enfant et les Sortilèges). With the Janiec Opera Company: Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), First Spirit (Die Zauberflöte), Ernestina Money (Hello, Dolly!), Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann). Mary has also performed as a Young Artist with the prestigious Central City Opera Company in Colorado - the highest altitude opera house in America at 8,500 feet above sea level! Most recently, Mary worked with the Motor City Lyric Opera’s “Opera on Wheels” program, where she sang the Queen of the Night and First Lady in the company’s outreach production of The Magic Flute. The program targeted the education and exposure of opera to Metro-Detroit students. She has also sung with the Midland Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, the Livingston Symphony Orchestra, the Michigan Pops, University of Michigan Orpheus Singers, the Saginaw Choral Society, Victor Herbert Society, and the Community Chorus of Detroit. In New York, Mary performed the Queen of the Night with the New York City Opera Exchange.
Active as a chamber musician, and vocal coach, Mariah Boucher frequently performs in recitals featuring singers and instrumentalists, and has been a featured soloist with orchestras performing the concerti of Mendelssohn and Ravel. She has joined with chamber partners Dennis Carter (fl) and Lisa Raschiatore (cl) and Jennifer Goltz (voice) to perform at the art space Trinosophes. She has worked closely with composers Michael Daugherty, Gabriela Lena Frank and Evan Chambers premiering and exploring new music. As an opera enthusiast, Mariah has performed and coached Puccini’s La Boheme, Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore and Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte. She also has joined in numerous outreach programs to bring opera to elementary schools throughout the Detroit area. Studying with Martin Katz, Logan Skelton and Katherine Collier, Mariah completed her M.M. and D.M.A. at the University of Michigan in Collaborative Piano. Mariah currently serves as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano at Indiana University, South Bend as well as a Vocal Coach at Notre Dame University.