Andrea Chenoweth Wells

Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre


Title: Artist in Residence

Bio: Andrea Chenoweth Wells, DMA and soprano, is a two-time regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions. She has appeared with orchestras and opera companies throughout the U.S., including regular appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Cleveland Opera and Dayton Opera. Career highlights include her Carnegie Hall debut singing Verdi’s Requiem and touring Japan with Maestro Neal Gittleman and the Telemann Chamber Orchestra. She has sung numerous operatic roles, including Fiordiligi in Mozart's Così fan tutte, Atalanta in Handel's Xerxes, the First Lady in Mozart’s Magic Flute, Kitty Hart in Heggie’s Dead Man Walking and the Foreign Woman in Menotti’s The Consul. Wells concertizes frequently. She is a frequent soloist at Boston’s The Shakespeare Concerts, and is featured on several recordings of works with text by Shakespeare on the Parma label. A proponent of new music, Wells has collaborated with many living composers including Libby Larsen, Joseph Summer, Jack Perla, Jonathon Sheffer and Monica Houghton. She earned her Doctorate in Music in Voice and Opera Directing at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, her Masters of Music degree in Voice from The Cleveland Institute of Music and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dayton. Her teachers include Kenneth Shaw, Ruth Golden, George Vassos, Ellen Shade and Linda Snyder. Previous directing credits include Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, Marc Antoine Charpentier’s La Fête de Ruel, Mozart’s The Magic Flute and the musical Chicago. Wells is a Lecturer at the University of Dayton, where she teaches voice, opera and a course of her own design, Music and Faith on Stage.

Voice Type: Soprano

Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre

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

Contact Information


University of Dayton
College Park Center Rm 466 300 College Park
Dayton, OH
USA 45469-2947

TEL: 9372291236
MOBILE: 2164093720


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