Michaela Gleason

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Michaela has been recognized for her diverse performance abilities as a soloist, ensemble member, and conductor locally and abroad. Highlights include Alto Soloist in the Mozart Requiem and Bach Magnificat, the role of Polly Peachum in Britten's The Beggar's Opera and Ms. Nolan in Menotti's The Medium; and a great variety of art song and chamber music. Recent performances have included SongFest's Celebration of Leonard Bernstein concert in Los Angeles, Janacek's The Diary of One Who Disappeared with the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, and the Rachmaninoff Vespers (Alto Soloist) with the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, as well as conducting choral works both in Chicago and abroad in Oxford. Michaela currently serves as the Alto Section Leader at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel under the direction of James Kallembach, where she is a regularly-featured soloist.