Cordelia Elizabeth Anderson
Style: Opera; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Assistant Professor of Voice
Bio: Cordelia Anderson, soprano and a native of Birmingham, Alabama, earned a BA in vocal performance from Alabama State University, MM in vocal performance from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and a D.M.A. in vocal performance from The University of Nevada Las Vegas. Cordelia has had the honor to perform for the unveiling of the U.S. stamp of world-renowned opera singer, Marian Anderson, and a three-time winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singers (NATS)Vocal Competition for the Alabama chapter and Cal-Western Region. She has performed for the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) program in Graz, Austria, and was a Young Artist for Opera Las Vegas for two full seasons. Cordelia is also a performing participant of the Lauren Flanigan Audition Bootcamp in New York City, a four-week intensive summer program. The roles she has performed include 2nd Woman in Dido and Aeneas, Camilla in &Aeterna, Dulce Arpista in Pietá, La Zelatrice in Suor Angelica, Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica, Lakme’ in Lakme’ (Flower Duet Scene), Madama Butterfly in Madama Butterfly (Flower Duet Scene), Fiordiligi in Cozi Fan Tutte (Duet Scene), and chorus work for two seasons with Opera Birmingham. On the concert stage she has been a soloist for Handel Messiah, John Rutter Requiem, Dubois Seven Last Words, and Mendelssohn Elijah.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I accept students through a college or university program