Paige Heidrich, soprano, is an Ohio native and recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University’s Conservatory of Music with undergraduate degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education.
Hailed as “brilliant and funny” (News Herald) for her work on stage, Paige has been seen performing throughout the Northeast Ohio area in a variety of venues, including the Fairmount Center for the Arts and Willoughby Fine Arts Association with Resonanz Opera, Rabbit Run Theater, Mercury Theater Company, at “The 9” in Cleveland, and in the Baldwin Wallace University Opera mainstage productions. As a soloist, Paige had the privilege of debuting a chamber work by composer Lincoln Sandham titled “29 July, 1856,” and has been a featured soloist for Baldwin Wallace’s Treble Choir, as well as the Ashtabula Area Orchestra.
An open-minded and innovative crossover performer, Paige believes in breaking the barriers between opera, music theater, and theater. Her favorite roles include Carolina in Il matrimonio segreto, Pamina in The Magic Flute, Sister Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Molly in Peter and the Starcatcher, Frasquita in The Tragedy of Carmen, Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel, Fiona MacLaren in Brigadoon, Little Sally in Urinetown the Musical, and Emily Webb in Our Town.
Paige studied privately with Dr. Marc Weagraff at Baldwin Wallace, and has performed in masterclass with master clinicians David Cangelosi, Kathleen Kelly, Sasha Cooke, and Rebecca Pitcher. At BW, she was the recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Lauria Opera Scholarship, based on her outstanding work ethic and performance.While at BW, she served the United Methodist Church of Berea as the Children’s Choir Director for three years. She enjoys working with youth coaching acting skills and voice technique.
Paige believes that all people, regardless of age and experience, should have the opportunity to enjoy the study of music. She brings her performance skills into the studio to promote active learning, and is able to share real-world performance experiences with students.
Paige looks forward to teaching and performing more in the Northeast Ohio area before pursuing graduate school. In her free time, Paige values spending quality time with family and friends, especially when it involves traveling, learning, or trying something new!