Lindsay Mecher, Mezzo-Soprano

Lindsay Mecher, a Chicago native and graduate of Loyola Academy, is a frequent guest soloist with the Chicago Citywide Symphony Orchestra. At North Park University, she has been a member of the Lady Vikings Dance Team, the Chambers Singers, and currently is a member of University Choir. Lindsay recently won 1st place in the College Classical Division of the Chicago National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition.

Also this season she was a semi-finalist in the prestigious Bel Canto Foundation Opera Contest, and received her third Bravo Award for Outstanding Performance. In 2012 she was the first place winner of the North Park University Music Performance Awards, and was also a semi-finalist in the Classical Singer Competition. Lindsay is also a winner of the Des Plaines Idol, and the Norwood Park Idol. Roles performed include the third spirit in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and The Mistress of the Novices and The Abbess in Puccini’s Suor Angelica.

She has performed in the North Park Opera Scenes program in scenes from Little Women, The Rape of Lucretia, Rodrigo and Così fan tutte. She was an alto soloist in Messiah this past April with the North Park University Choir. Lindsay looks forward to the opera scenes program at North Park this fall, where she will be in scenes from The Crucible, Eugene Onegin, Into the Woods, Falstaff, and The Barber of Seville. Lindsay currently studies Vocal Performance on scholarship at North Park University with Dr. Philip Kraus of Northwestern University, who has been on the artistic roster of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for over 20 years.

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