Mathilda Edge

Voice Type: Soprano

Hometown: Chandlerville, Illinois

Merola Roles: Schwabacher Summer Concert


Schools: Indiana University; Illinois College
Teachers:
Brian Horne, Abbie Furmansky, Costanza Cuccaro, Addie Gramelspacher, Sandra Bouman
Major Roles or Experience: Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly); Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte); First Lady (Die Zauberflöte); Sandman (Hansel and Gretel); Romilda (Xerxes); The Milliner (Der Rosenkavalier)

Other Interests:

I grew up on a hog farm; My hometown has 750 people; I graduated high school with 35 people in my class; I played basketball in college (until I got injured and had to “retire”); I studied both Business and Music in undergrad.

I love anything creative! I like to fix, build, and create things. This includes (but isn’t limited to): woodworking, cross-stitch, sewing, & re-designing/repurposing old items.


Awards: Washington International Competition for Voice, 3rd Place Winner, 2016; NATS Artist Award Competition, 3rd Place Winner, 2016; Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Central Regional, 3rd Place Winner, 2016; Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Central Regional, 2nd Place Winner, 2015; Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Indiana District, 1st Place Winner, 2015 & 2016; Bel Canto Chorus Regional Artist Competition, 1st Place Winner, 2016; NATS Artist Award, Great Lakes Region, 1st Place Winner, 2016; National Society of Arts and Letters Vocal Competition, 1st Place Winner, 2016; Georgina Joshi Fellowship, Recipient, 2016/17; SIYAO Competition, 1st Place Winner, 2015; Georgina Joshi International Fellowship, Recipient, 2015

Upcoming: Bel Canto Chorus: Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Soprano Soloist), New Dominion Chorale: Opera and Operetta Favorites (Concert Soloist)