Alison Feldt, a graduate of Luther College, holds the Master of Arts Degree from the University of Iowa and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Minnesota. She is professor of music at St. Olaf College where she teaches applied voice and solo vocal literature. Dr. Feldt currently serves as NATS Vice President for Outreach. Prior to assuming the role of Vice President for Outreach she served as NATS North Central Region Governor, State Governor, President, and Auditions Chair for the Minnesota Chapter of NATS, and conference chair for the 2006 NATS National Conference in Minneapolis. Concert and oratorio appearances include performances with the Rochester Orchestra, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester, the Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra and the St. Olaf College Orchestra. Ms. Feldt has presented recitals in Sweden, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as well as regional venues including the Owatonna Arts Center, the Volksfest Kulturhaus in St. Paul, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Dr. Feldt is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including first place in the Minnesota-Western Wisconsin District Metropolitan Opera Auditions and third place in the Upper Midwest Regional Auditions, first place in the Minnesota District NATS Artist Award Voice Competition, first place in the Opera/Lied Competition from the City of Salzburg Cultural Foundation, and first place in the Operetta Competition sponsored by the Nico Dostal and Robert Stolz Foundations. She was twice a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians, and is a recipient of a Jerome Foundation Travel/Study Grant and two St. Olaf College Professional Development Grants.