Mary Letellier is a lyric coloratura soprano known for a warm, expressive voice with acuto sfogato extension. She has performed in all over the USA and Italy, including Opera Maine, Snowlion Repertory, Good Theater, City Theater, The Portland Rossini Club, Old North Church, Flagstaff in Fidenza, Seagle Music Colony, The Boston Conservatory and Schoolhouse Arts Center, as well as cantoring for various churches around the country. Though her background is predominantly in opera and classical vocal singing, she also enjoys performing jazz and musical theater.
In addition to teaching voice in her private studio in Gorham, Maine, Mary also teaches Lyric Diction and Applied Voice as Artist Faculty at the University of Southern Maine, is a Teaching Artist at 317 Maine Community Music Center, is Voice Faculty and Opera Workshop Director at The Portland Conservatory of Music, is the Director of the Vocal Program for York County's Regional Fine Arts Program, is a Guest Teacher at Atlantic Dance Arts, founded and co-manages Maine's Opera On Tap Chapter, serves as Media Liaison at The Portland Rossini Club, and is the Vice President of Maine's National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Chapter. Ms. Letellier has recently performed in Opera Maine The Magic Flute as First Lady (Cover). Other favorite roles include Franca from The Light in the Piazza, Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata, Magda in Puccini's La Rodine, and Charito/Tisiphone in Adamo’s Lysistrata. She has been featured as a soloist in Boston’s Old North Church and performs regularly with the Portland Rossini Club. She was awarded first place in Boston Classical NATS in 2007, is a member of Pi Kappa Lamba and was honored with the Arthur P. Whitney Medal for Highest Academic Achievement upon earning her Bachelor’s Degree. Ms. Letellier is a graduate of the masters program at Boston Conservatory. She received her bachelor’s from The Boston Conservatory where she performed Peep Bo in The Mikado, Mrs. Pinkerton in The Old Maid and the Thief, The Sandman in Hansel and Gretel, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas and more.