Alissa R. Rose


Alissa Rose

DMA, University of Michigan

Diploma, Hochschule für Musik Detmold

MM, Rice University

BA, Oberlin College

BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music

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Dr. Rose has performed numerous operatic roles, recitals, and concerts throughout the United States and in Europe. She spent several years in Germany, where she sang at the State Theaters in Osnabrück, Münster, and Bielefeld, as well as singing with the West German Radio Chorus. Dr. Rose made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2006 as a soloist with the American Composers Orchestra in the world premiere of Kristin Kuster's Myrrha, and has appeared as a soloist with many other orchestras, including the Billings Symphony, the Battle Creek Symphony, and the Bielefelder Philharmoniker. Operatic roles she has performed include Adina ( L'elisir d'amore), Gretel ( Hansel and Gretel), Adele ( Die Fledermaus), Susanna ( Le Nozze di Figaro), Frasquita ( Carmen), Célie (Pasatieri's Signor Deluso), Berenice (Rossini’s L'occasione fa il ladro), and Mabel ( The Pirates of Penzance). Her recording of Célie in Signor Deluso is available on Albany Records. Dr. Rose’s primary teachers have been Lorraine Manz, Joyce Farwell, and Freda Herseth. She is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), and was selected to be a member of the 2012 NATS Intern Program. Dr. Rose joined the faculty of Mansfield University in the fall of 2008, after teaching at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan. She teaches voice, diction, vocal pedagogy, and voice class.