Master of Music, Voice Peformance
Chelsea DeLorenz is a mezzo-soprano from Garland, TX praised for her “velvety voice” which is “a delight from the top to the bottom of its range” (Jack Gardner, Edge Media Network). She most recently performed as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Natchez Festival of Music. Other notable credits include Mercédès in Carmen with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the title role in Massenet’s Cendrillon with the Miami Music Festival, Ruth (Pirates of Penzance) with the Indiana University Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) with Opera Nova in Costa Rica, and Susanna Walcott (The Crucible) with Spotlight on Opera in Austin, TX. DeLorenz also performed for two seasons with Reimagining Opera for Kids, a traveling outreach opera organization based in Bloomington, IN.
She is currently based in Austin, TX where she stays actively involved in the local community through appearances with organizations such as One Ounce Opera and LOLA, among others. She holds degrees in Spanish and Voice Performance from The University of Texas at Austin where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and she attended graduate school at Indiana University under the tutelage of Patricia Stiles.