Biography

Crystal Stabenow (mezzo soprano) serves as adjunct instructor of voice. She holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, where she graduated magna cum laude. Her principal teachers included Eileen Davis, Dr. Robin Rice, and Dr. Margaret Kennedy-Dygas. She also performed in masterclasses for Ruth Drucker and the late Richard Miller. Throughout her studies, Crystal performed major roles in numerous operas, from Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea at OSU to Southern Ohio Light Opera's production of The Gondoliers. Since 2005, she has been an active member of the Opera Columbus professional chorus and also performed with their education and outreach program. As a soloist, she has premiered works at the Port Clinton Performing Arts Festival and particularly enjoys singing German Lied.

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