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Cheryl Bensman-Rowe

Style: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Voice instructor
Bio: Grammy Award winner Cheryl Bensman-Rowe has performed extensively in North and South America, Europe and Japan. Her voice has been described having "timbral purity with dramatic intensity" (New York Times) and she received a Grammy for singing on the Nonesuch recording of Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich. A former member The Waverly Consort, and the Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, she has also performed with New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Israel Phiharmonic, the St. Louis Symphony, and has sung at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Ravinia, Mostly Mozart, Wiener Festwochen, Holland Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. She has recorded for Nonesuch, ECM, and CBS Masterworks. In Wisconsin she has sung with Madison Opera, the Madison Symphony, Oakwood Chamber Players, Madison Bach Musicians, Token Creek, and Present Music of Milwaukee. She is the Co-Artistic Director of the Madison Early Music Festival with her husband, Paul Rowe, and has a voice studio in Madison.
Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I offer lessons in a group environment

Contact Information


425 South Segoe Road
Madison, WI
USA 53711

TEL: 608-233-6698
MOBILE: 608-239-1308


Vcard: import to my address book

Other Contacts

Paul Rowe, Professor of Voice