Bharati Soman, soprano, lives in Falls Church, VA where she maintains a private voice studio. Bharati was on the voice faculty at UC Davis for three years, and taught privately in the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Areas. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS),and has a Level III Certification in Somatic Voicework™ - The LoVetri Method.
Bharati's students have won roles in school & community productions,and have received honors in various voice competitions including the Lions of Virginia Bland Music Scholarship Competition, and State & Regional NATS Student Auditions. Her students have also been accepted to competitive summer programs and college programs including Point Park University, San Francisco Conservatory, Ithaca College, Oklahoma City University, Elon University, Shenandoah University and Chicago College of Performing Arts.
In addition to teaching, Bharati is an active performer. Credits include lead roles with Sacramento Opera, Pocket Opera, Cinnabar Theatre, Davis Comic Opera, & Capitol Opera Sacramento. Bharati has also performed concert works with the Golden Gate Philharmonic, Kensington Symphony Orchestra, UC Davis Symphony, Choralis and given recitals for Oakland Lyric Opera. Currently, Bharati is the Co-Artistic Director of Sopranessence, and is on the DC Metro roster for Opera on Tap.
Bharati holds a Bachelor of Music from James Madison University,and a Master of Music and Performer Diploma from Indiana University.
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