La-Rose Saxon, Soprano

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La-Rose Saxon
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La-Rose Saxon, Soprano

La-Rose Saxon, SopranoSoprano LAROSE SAXON’s singing has taken her across the United States and around the world, appearing in major opera houses throughout Europe. Ms. Saxon is a graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, N.C. She received a masters degree in vocal music from Manhattan School of Music. She has been an outstanding Bess in Porgy and Bess, having performed this music of Gershwin many times, including a brilliant performance with the Phoenix Symphony and the Frankfurt Opera.

Her other operatic roles include Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Miss Silverpeal in The Impresario, Monica in The Medium, Nedda in Pagliacci and Frasquita in Carmen. She performed the title role in Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha at Town Hall in New York City and with the Birmingham Opera, which critics in attendance gave overwhelming reviews and considered her dramatic ability as strong as her well-trained voice.

Ms. Saxon’s performances have not been restricted only to the world of opera. She has performed in the Off-Broadway production of a Ballad for Bimshire, directed by Irving Burgie, and Broadway’s Tony Award winning Jelly’s Last Jam, directed by George C. Wolf.

She is also a trained dancer, having performed with the Greensboro Civic Ballet Company and the The Ned Williams Dance Troupe in New York City. Ms. Saxon is presently on the faculty of the Music Academy of Mt. Vernon; the voice faculty at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and the Harlem School of the Arts in New York.