Nancy Klingman is an experienced and enthusiastic teacher with lifelong performance background in Opera, Concert and Recital. She has performed widely in Chicago and New York and has appeared in England and Italy, and in regional opera productions in the Midwest, in such roles as the Countess in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Anna and Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Frasquita in Carmen, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring and Second Lady in The Magic Flute. She has been featured at the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy. Some of her oratorio and choral appearances are Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Haydn’s Creation, Brahms’ German Requiem, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music. Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts Degrees in Voice from University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Voice studios in Chicago, Music Institute of Lake Forest, Princeton, Princeton Adult School, The Lawrenceville School, Holy Names Music Center.
Ms. Klingman holds 6 studio recitals each year as well as bi-monthly Performance Workshops for building performance skills. Ms. Klingman is also known for her lighthearted, educational articles on Singing and for her Lectures on Opera and great vocal works in the classical repertoire. At Holy Names Music Center, Ms. Klingman has also developed two Workshops for singers – Singer’s Performance Week and Aria Boot Camp. Past conducting credits include: Cantor/Music Director at Divine Word International, Techny, IL, Soloist – Niles (IL)Township Jewish Congregation, Director of Music at Westminster UCC, Spokane. Member: National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).