Style: Opera; Classical
Bio: Mezzo soprano Mary Gayle Greene, renowned for her vocal range and rich contralto timbre is a former North Carolina Visiting Artist and a national Metropolitan Opera Auditions finalist. She has performed with Oper der Stadt Bonn in Germany, Edinburgh Music Festival, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Chicago Lyric Opera Studio, Knoxville Opera, and the St. Louis Symphony. She has performed with the North Carolina Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, Duke Chapel Choir, Durham Civic Chorus, Greensboro Oratorio Society, Greensboro Symphony, the Winston-Salem Symphony, Longleaf Opera, Piedmont Opera and Opera Carolina. Her performances have been broadcast on NPR and PBS and she is the mezzo-soprano soloist on the world premiere recording of Kaplan's K'dusha Symphony with soprano Roberta Peters.
Mary Gayle enjoys that her career provides the opportunity to perform in opera, oratorio, and recital and also to teach. Many of her students are successful singers, artist managers, and music teachers across the United States. Mary Gayle is on the voice faculty at the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University.
Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program