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Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém

from Rusalka Antonín Dvořák Pianist - Ju Young Lee

Stizzozo, mio stizzoso - La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi)

Loudoun Lyric Opera June 17, 2018 Serpina - Annie Gill Uberto - Robert Ritter Vespone - Gregory Scott Stuart Pianist - Misha Tumanov Stage Director - Gregory Scott Stuart

Female Stranger aria - The Female Stranger by Joseph Kaz

The Female Stranger - The Lives Left Behind Silver Finch Arts Collective DC Capital Fringe Festival 2018 Annie Gill, Soprano - Title Role Joseph Kaz - Composer and Librettist Corinne Hayes - Stage Director William Kenlon - Conductor

Mrs. Sullen’s Monologue (Act II)

From The Beaux’ Strategem by George Farquhar

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Praised for “astounding technical vocal ability, solid song interpretation and stage presence,” soprano Annie Gill continues to gain recognition as a distinctive and versatile artist.  Particularly excelling in the repertoire of Mozart and Puccini, Ms. Gill has been commended for "a glorious voice - opulent from top to bottom,” and possesses an extensive variety of vocal colors in her expressive full lyric soprano. Most recently, Ms. Gill performed the roles of Fräulein Schneider in Cabaret... more

Písně Lásky a Naděje – Songs of Love and Hope

Together, with Pianist Andrew Stewart, Annie Gill brings a concert of folksongs, art songs, and opera arias that explore the human condition through the many ways we express our love for each other, and the hope that brings us through the coldest nights. Ms. Gill and Mr. Stewart first performed this beautiful program on March 19th, 2017 at the Dinner and Music salon series in Baltimore, MD.

Ms. Gill is an avid performer of Czech and Slovak repertoire, having roots in the Slovak culture through her mother’s family, the Karaffas. Originally from the city of Livov (in the Prešov Region of north-east Slovakia), the Karaffas immigrated to the United States in the early 1920s. Although she grew up with many Slovak traditions during her childhood, Ms. Gill began a more intensive study of Czech and Slovak repertoire when she incorporated the songs of Dvořák into her Winner’s Recital performance as the top Prize Winner in the 2012 Art Song Festival of Toledo, OH. Ms. Gill was then invited by festival faculty member Dr. Timothy Cheek, a prominent Czech-language vocal coach and author of Singing in Czech: A Guide to Czech Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire, for further study in the Czech Republic. In 2013, Ms. Gill attended the Moravian Masterclass in Brno, where she worked with Dr. Cheek and Mirka Zemanová (a Czech language coach and musicologist).

Pianist Andrew Stewart grew up in California and has been based in Baltimore since 2000. Much in demand as a soloist and collaborative artist, he has worked with countless singers and instrumentalists; premiered works by composers including Garth Baxter, Hollis Thoms, and John Belkot; and performed with a great many organizations, among them the Bach Society of Baltimore, OperaBelle, the Atlantic Guitar Quartet, Assisi Performing Arts in Italy, and most recently the Choirs of Goucher College and the Annapolis Choral. He is featured on the album Katherine Keem Sings Songs and Arias by Garth Baxter, released in 2014 on Centaur Records, as well as Ask the Moon, released in early 2018. Mr. Stewart has been associated with the Lyric Opera of Baltimore for well over a decade, giving upwards of seventy performances a year as part of its education component and teaching on the faculty of the Lyric Opera Camp. He is also the creator of several shows including “Opera Games,” a much-requested interactive program about the basics of opera, and has appeared on Maryland Public Television in the short film “Opera Magica” which he produced with educator Evon Hewitt, Jr. Additionally he maintains a busy schedule as a theatrical musical director, having led more than forty productions since 2006. Mr. Stewart studied with Charles Asche at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and with Marian Hahn at the Peabody Conservatory. Other teachers include Marie Brown Curea, and Sharon Mann. He lives in Lutherville, Maryland with his family.

Baltimore Musicales

Experience the power of the human voice. Baltimore's finest singers present art songs, arias, and vocal chamber music in an intimate and relaxed setting.

A Musicale: a social entertainment with music as the leading feature. A musical gathering or concert, typically small and informal.
Ms. Gill has been involved in the Baltimore Musicales organization since its beginning performances in the Spring of 2014. Since that time, the organization has produced over fifty concerts, consisting of mainstage performances, outreach conerts for both school-aged children and senior living communities, and specialty concerts in some of the most unique venues the city of Baltimore has to offer.

Most recently, the Baltimore Musicales produced a one-of-a-kind concert event in collaboration with the George Peabody Library and the Peabody Friedheim Library celebrating the life and career of legendary soprano (and Baltimore resident) Rosa Ponselle. Upcoming performances include a holiday concert on December 16th, 2018, a full mainstage season for 2019, as well as many outreach collaborations in the Baltimore city and county communities.

For more information, visit the Baltimore Musicales website at http://www.baltimoremusicales.org/

  • Force of Destiny: The Life and Music of Rosa Ponselle

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Considered one of the greatest singers of the twentieth century, Rosa Ponselle spent nineteen seasons at the Metropolitan Opera before retiring to Villa Pace, her lavish estate in Baltimore County. On the centennial of her 1918 Met debut opposite Enrico Caruso, we trace her incredible journey from Vaudeville to the Greenspring Valley through art songs, arias and duets that helped shape the careers of both Ponselle and her sister Carmela. Featured vocalists will included Claire Galloway, Annie Gill, Min Jin, and Thea Tullman Moore with pianist Ka Nyoung Yoo.
  • Qual fiamma avea nel guardo...Stridono lassu - Leoncavallo (2018)

    One of the featured arias on the Rosa Ponselle concert. Performed by Annie Gill, Soprano Ka Nyoung Yoo, Pianist
  • Force of Destiny: The Life and Music of Rosa Ponselle

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Soprano Annie Gill performs "Qual fiamma avea nel guardo...Stridono lassu" from I Pagliacci (Leoncavallo).
  • Force of Destiny: The Life and Music of Rosa Ponselle

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Pictured (from left): Min Jin (Tenor), Annie Gill (Soprano), Ka Nyoung Yoo (Pianist), Thea Tullman Moore (Soprano), and Claire Galloway (Soprano).
  • Baltimore Musicales at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    The Baltimore Musicales performed a pre-show concert in December, 2017 before a performances of "A Christmas Carol" at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Pictured (from left): Annie Gill (Soprano), Jarrod Lee (Bass-Baritone), and Thea Tullman Moore (Soprano).
  • Baltimore Musicales at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    The Baltimore Musicales returned to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company for the opening night of "A Christmas Carol". Singers Annie Gill, Thea Tullman Moore, and Jarrod Lee performed in a pre-show concert on December 7th, 2018.
  • Spring Waters - Rachmaninoff

    Ms. Gill performed this art song - Spring Waters by Rachmaninoff - at the May, 2015 Baltimore Musicales mainstage concert.
  • Spring Fling at the Corner

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    The Corner Community Center, at the intersection of Roland and Lake Avenues, has been the home for the Baltimore Musicales since their first concert in May, 2014. Core roster artists performed for an evening of music, food, and festivities. Patrons enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and desserts while visiting with friends and neighbors, perusing silent auction items, and hearing some of America's greatest musical theater and big band songs performed by Annie Gill, Thea Tullman Moore, Adam Cooley, Jason Buckwalter, and pianist Patricia McKewen Amato.
  • Baltimore Musicales at Blakehurst

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    The Baltimore Musicales presented "Vive la France", a concert of French art songs, arias, and French-themed musical theatre selections, at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in April, 2018. Pictured (from left): Annie Gill (Soprano), Ka Nyoung Yoo (Pianist), Daryl Yoder (Baritone), Madeline Huss (Soprano), and Katelynn Neumann (Mezzo-Soprano).
  • Baltimore Musicales - June, 2017 Mainstage Concert

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Pictured (from left): Min Jin (Tenor), Annie Gill (Soprano), Katerina Burton (Soprano), Patricia Amato (Pianist), and Jose Sacin (Baritone).

Ask The Moon - Garth Baxter - Navona Records

Composer Garth Baxter makes his PARMA debut with a collection of his exquisite works for voice entitled Ask the Moon. This album is about the human condition and the pursuit of light in darkness.
This project was released on January 12th, 2018. Ms. Gill recorded several songs for this album in May, 2017 at the Haebler Memorial Chapel at Goucher College. Ms. Gill can be heard on the songs "April Twilight", featuring flutist Melissa Wertheimer, as well as the cycle Two Last Songs - "1932" and "When I am Dead, My Dearest", accompanied by pianist Andrew Stewart throughout the album.
Ms. Gill also performed these selections, as well as additional selections from the album (Three Madgrials, Is This The Cost?, Grandmother, Think Not I Forget, Skywriting, and Three Poems from Edna St. Vincent Millay) at the album's release concert, held on May 12th, 2018 (also at the Haebler Memorial Chapel).

Baxter wrote Two Last Songs for Ms. Gill, and these songs were originally premiered by Ms. Gill and Andrew Stewart, pianist on August 31st, 2017 at the Edenwald Retirement Community concert series.

Ms. Gill received excellent reviews for her performances on the album:

---Ask The Moon – Album Review (Recorded May 17th, 2017)

  1. Source Publication: Ihr Opernratgeber (Your Opera Advisor Online)

Source Name: Sven Godenrath
Date of review: May 27th, 2018
Review online link:
https://svensopernparadies.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/garth-baxter-ask-the-moon-navona-records/

Album Review – Garth Baxter – Ask The Moon

“Erleichtert aufatmen kann man dann kurz vor Schluß noch einmal bei Annie Gill, einer frischen jugendlichen Sopranstimme, die mit sehr viel Charme Two last songs und „April Twilight“ besingt.

<translation from the German by Nadja Werner>
“You can breathe with relief once again towards the end with Annie Gill, a fresh youthful soprano voice, who performs “Two last songs” and “April Twilight” with a lot of charm.”

  1. Source Publication: Gramophone – Sounds of America

Source Name: Laurence Vittes
Date of review: May Issue, 2018
Review online link: https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/62641/page/3?term=master

Album Review – Garth Baxter – Ask The Moon
“There is also clear, bright singing from Annie Gill in two songs set to poems by Linda Pastan and Christina Rossetti.”

Baltimore Composers Forum

The Baltimore Composers Forum (BCF) was founded in 1993. The BCF mission is to support local composers by presenting concerts of their original works, promoting and facilitating interaction by local composers with other artists, performers and arts organizations and educating the community about new music. Since its inception, the BCF has presented over one thousand original works by Baltimore area composers. BCF’s public concerts have been organized around various themes ranging from traditional solo and ensemble pieces to interactive computer and multi-media works.

A champion of new music and contemporary composers, Ms. Gill has appeared as the featured Soprano Soloist for three Baltimore Composers Forum concerts: in November 2016, April 2018, and most recently, November 2018. Ms. Gill has performed the works of composers Anna Rubin, Keith Kramer, Garth Baxter, Harriet Katz, Hillary Kruh, and Janice Macaulay.

After performing his set of three art songs, Jasmine, at the November, 2016 Baltimore Composers Forum concert, composer Keith Kramer commissioned Ms. Gill to record the song cycle with pianist Tim McReynolds in August, 2017. Mr. Kramer then invited Ms. Gill to perform the song cycle at the College Music Society (Mid-Atlantic Conference) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on March 31st, 2018.

In an upcoming March 2019 performance for the Music, Gettysburg! concert series, Ms. Gill will perform and premiere works by Baltimore area composers Garth Baxter and Hollis Thoms.

  • Anna Rubin : Hush

    April, 2018 Annie Gill, Soprano Nicholas Levy, Tenor Tim McReyolds, Pianist
  • Hillary Kruh: The Voice of Your Eyes

    Hillary Kruh (Composer) The Voice of Your Eyes [1994] Annie Gill, soprano Melissa Wertheimer, flute Cheryl Hill, clarinet Jacqueline Pollauf, harp
  • Keith Kramer: Jasmine

    Jasmine by Keith Kramer Text by Keith Kramer Annie Gill, soprano Tim McReynolds, piano This piece was performed at the Baltimore Composer's Forum's concert "Songs of Love and Menace" on November 19, 2016 at Christ Lutheran Church Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. This performance was supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
  • Baltimore Composers Forum - Performance at the College Music Society Conference

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Ms. Gill was invited to perform as the Soprano Soloist in composer Keith Kramer’s song cycle "Jasmine" at the College Music Society (Mid-Atlantic Conference) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The performance was held on March 31st, 2018. Pictured (from left): Keith Kramer (Composer), Annie Gill (Soprano), and Christopher Dillon (Pianist)
  • Janice Macaulay : Selections from Love Songs of Emily Dickinson

    April, 2018 Annie Gill, Soprano Tim McReynolds, Pianist
  • Harriet Katz : Our Species

    Annie Gill, soprano Nicholas Levy, tenor Tim McReynolds, piano This piece was performed at the Baltimore Composer's Forum's 25th Anniversary Concert, "Reprise!" on April 21, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. This performance was supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
  • Baltimore Composers Forum: Songs of Love and Menace

    Annie Gill, Soprano
    Pictured (from left): Tim McReynolds (Pianist), Garth Baxter (Composer), Annie Gill (Soprano), and Joseph Reagan (Tenor)

Acting: Film, Television, Musical Theatre, and Voice Over

In addition to her classical singing career, Ms. Gill is a voice over artist and acts in commercials, television, and film. Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, Ms. Gill first appeared on the professional theater stage (and in her first opera) as a featured school child in Menotti’s Help, Help, the Globolinks! with the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Ms. Gill made her debut at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park at the age of 12 as Fan in the celebrated and long-running production of A Christmas Carol; she also portrayed the role of Martha Cratchit the following year at the Playhouse in the Park. Ms. Gill returned to A Christmas Carol in various roles (understudying the Ghost of Christmas Past) at the North Shore Music Theatre for two seasons while pursuing her Master of Music degree at Boston University.

Commended for a voice that is warm, inviting, and knowledgeable, Ms. Gill’s voice over credits include Christmas commercials for the Maryland Food Bank (522 Productions) and Talbot County (W Films), a Children’s National 5 K commercial (522 Productions), and online program introductions for Chesapeake College (Chesapeake.edu – W Films). Television, film, and commercial credits include principal roles on What Really Happened and Who the Bleep Did I Marry?!, principal roles for industrial films for Pepperdine University and WILL Interactive, commercials for MASN, the Department of Transportation, Walden University, Long Roofing, Capital One – Second Look (Martini Media Solutions), and online demos/Virtual Tour Guide for WebbMason Marketing. Most notably, Ms. Gill appeared as the “Opera Singer” in the Season 2 Finale of House of Cards (Netflix – Media Rights Capital).

Opera AACC

Founded by musician Douglas Brandt Byerly (Artistic Director) in 2001, Opera AACC remains an outstanding regional opera company in Arnold, Maryland. Opera AACC provides performance opportunities for professional artists based in Baltimore city and surrounding counties, professional training for young artists and students, and quality productions for the community.

Over the past sixteen years, Opera AACC has created many professional-level opera productions designed to be accessible to younger audiences who might be discovering a new art form, while also appealing to more seasoned opera lovers. All AACC Opera productions have the additional advantage of being so reasonably priced that anyone can afford tickets at less than half the cost of productions elsewhere. Now chairman of AACC performing arts, Byerly began his AACC career as a part-time instructor in 1999. He launched Opera AACC Opera in 2001 while serving as coordinator of music and conductor of the AACC concert choir. Byerly set out to select works with broad appeal that could be translated into English and tailored to contemporary audience tastes.

Opera AACC has access to skilled performers, as well as talented backstage workers who serve as carpenters, costumers and light designers, plus box-office personnel. As a teaching institution, Opera AACC offers students apprenticeships in stagecraft and in opera performance preparation.

In 2009, Opera AACC delivered a spectacular version of Mozart's The Magic Flute, where Ms. Gill made her first appearance with the company singing the role of First Lady (Erste Dame). Ms. Gill has subsequently sung in Opera AACC's 2015 productionsof Mozart's Don Giovanni (in her signature role of Donna Anna), and twice as The Mother in Menotti's beloved opera Amahl and the Night Visitors, both in the company's 2013 and 2017 productions.

Press Quotes for Annie Gill

---Cabaret – Annapolis Shakespeare Company (November 2-4; 9-11): Fräulein Schneider---

  1. Source Publication: DC Metro Theater Arts

Source Name: Charles Green
Date of review: November 5, 2018
Review online link:
https://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2018/11/05/review-cabaret-at-annapolis-shakespeare-company/

“Annie Gill plays Fraulein Schneider with pragmatic humor. She gives a wistfulness to “So What?” remembering how far she’s fallen. In “What Would You Do?” she firmly attacks Cliff’s idealism, showing her limited choices. Gill has excellent chemistry with Darren Marquardt as Herr Schultz; they dance together beautifully. She sings “It Couldn’t Please Me More” with absolute joy, and he sings “Married” full of love.”

---The Lives Left Behind – Silver Finch Arts Collective (July 14, 15, 21, 22, and 26, 2018): [Title Role] - The Female Stranger, Amelia – Dreamless, Jezebel – The Name on the Door---

  1. Source Publication: DC Theatre Scene

Source Name: Sarah Elizabeth Adler
Date of review: July 15th, 2018
Review online link:
https://dctheatrescene.com/2018/07/15/review-the-lives-left-behind-at-capital-fringe/

“Each of the four works, which span different eras and styles, succeeds wonderfully as singers Katherine Fili, Annie Gill, Kelly Curtin, Spencer Adamson, Elizabeth Mondragon, and Nigel Rowe rotate between roles…
[In] The final opera, “The Name on the Door”, Curtin and Gill once again play off of each other wonderfully as antagonists…Gill brings a tremendously expressive melancholy to her roles both here and in “The Female Stranger.”

1) Source Publication: DC Metro Theater Arts
Source Name: Bob Ashby
Date of review: July 16th, 2018
Review online link:
https://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2018/07/16/2018-capital-fringe-review-the-lives-left-behind/

“The singing in this quartet of operas is first-rate throughout…all the singers have had substantial professional success. In range, tone, technique, dynamics, and vocal characterization, they provide fully realized performances of their material…their acting – particularly that of Gill and Curtin – is also strong throughout.”

2) Source Publication: The Washington Post
Source Name: Roger Catlin
Date of review: July 17th, 2018
Review online link:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2018/07/17/dance-and-opera-take-the-stage-at-the-fringe-festival-and-so-does-an-ode-to-tinder/?utm_term=.4ac0250b70ba

“The first [opera], Joseph Kaz’s “The Female Stranger,” adapted from local Alexandria lore about an 1816 tombstone with that name, features Annie Gill as a sickly Brit whose spouse (Katherine Fili) is having an affair with a figure named Andrew (Kelly Curtin). Baritone Spencer Adamson as a local pastor makes a welcome entrance to complement the three soaring sopranos…The 90 minutes end with Michael Oberhauser’s “The Name on the Door,” which adapts an Old Testament tale into a modern story of pop stardom, with Gill as a Madonna-like Jezebel of a certain age, reacting to a loutish producer (Adamson) who has turned his professional and romantic attention to a younger Ariana Grande-type (Curtain)… Would that more Fringe productions imbued their works with this much ambition and sheer talent.”

---La Serva Padrona – Loudoun Lyric Opera (June 16 and 17, 2018): Serpina

  1. Source Publication: DC Metro Theater Arts

Source Name: Darby DeJarnette
Date of review: June 17th, 2018
Review online link:
https://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2018/06/17/review-la-serva-padrona-at-loudoun-lyric-opera/

“The plot of the opera can be summed up quite simply as one of a maid who has more serious plans for the wealthy gentleman she serves. Their romantic affair is immediately apparent. Annie Gill, as Serpina the maid, is both coquettish and cunning at turns. Her acting ability as she seduces her employer is equal to her clear and powerful soprano performance. The wealthy employer Uberto, played by bass-baritone Robert Ritter, follows Serpina around the stage in believable exasperation. Their vocal performances are near-flawless and perfectly complimentary in a way that is never shrill, but always pleasing.”

---Ask The Moon – Album Review (Recorded May 17th, 2017)

  1. Source Publication: Ihr Opernratgeber (Your Opera Advisor Online)

Source Name: Sven Godenrath
Date of review: May 27th, 2018
Review online link:
https://svensopernparadies.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/garth-baxter-ask-the-moon-navona-records/

Album Review – Garth Baxter – Ask The Moon

“Erleichtert aufatmen kann man dann kurz vor Schluß noch einmal bei Annie Gill, einer frischen jugendlichen Sopranstimme, die mit sehr viel Charme Two last songs und „April Twilight“ besingt.

<translation from the German by Nadja Werner>
“You can breathe with relief once again towards the end with Annie Gill, a fresh youthful soprano voice, who performs “Two last songs” and “April Twilight” with a lot of charm.”

1) Source Publication: Gramophone – Sounds of America
Source Name: Laurence Vittes
Date of review: May Issue, 2018
Review online link: https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/62641/page/3?term=master

Album Review – Garth Baxter – Ask The Moon
“There is also clear, bright singing from Annie Gill in two songs set to poems by Linda Pastan and Christina Rossetti.”

---La Serva Padrona and Trial By Jury – The In Series: Serpina---
2) Source Publication: Communities Digital News
Source Name: Terry Ponick
Date of review: October 1, 2016
Review online link: http://www.commdiginews.com/entertainment/in-series-launches-new-season-with-pergolisi-gs-pairing-72073/

“The lighter-than-air plot of “Servant Mistress” revolves around the commedia dell’arte tradition of an old man being cuckolded by a younger woman, usually his much younger wife who’s been more or less forced to marry him against her wishes. In this case, however, the tables are turned, as Lord Hubert (Andrew Adelsberger) is gradually and skillfully conned by the aptly-named Serpinia (Annie Gill), his chambermaid, into proposing marriage. At the same time, the wily, determined Serpinia smoothly incorporates the unwilling but clueless Waspton (Alex Alburqueque), Lord Hubert’s manservant, into her plot. Pergolesi’s sometimes tricky score was nicely sung by both Mr. Adelsberger and Ms. Gill.”

“In all honesty, this little Gilbert & Sullivan production may have been the In Series’ best effort yet. The singing was superb and the diction—always critical in G&S—was spot on with nary a silly phrase being lost. Soloists had their characters down pat…Notable performances as well were turned in by Sean Pflueger as the Forman of the Jury and by Annie Gill, returning from the Pergolesi to sing the role of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Court Reporter.”

  1. Source Publication: DC Theatre Scene

Source Name: Debbie Minter Jackson
Date of review: September 19, 2016
Review online link: http://dctheatrescene.com/2016/09/19/series-double-bill-la-serva-padrona-trial-jury-review/

“In La Serva Padrona (The Servant Mistress) the master of the house Lord Hubert played by Andrew Adelsberger is intent on getting some semblance of respect and service but his maid Serpinia played winningly by Annie Gill has other ideas. With a gorgeous voice, Serpinia flaunts herself at Lord Hubert, sashays around in come-hither, provocative poses, chases him around the room, and as a last resort connives for his pity.

  1. Source Publication: DC Metro Theater Arts

Source Name: Julia Hurley
Date of review: September 15, 2016
Review online link: http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2016/09/15/review-whos-boss-series/

“With a mixture of coquettish charm and trickery, beautifully captured by Annie Gill, Serpinia attempts to woo a steadily weakening Lord Hubert. Gill handles the rollercoaster range from high to low of Pergolesi’s score with aplomb, while Adelsberger’s rich, resonant bass glides through arias (“Oh what a fix this is I’m in”) and pattering duets alike, making Hubert more than a match for Serpinia.”

  1. Source Publication: Communities Digital News

Source Name: Terry Ponick
Date of review: September 14, 2014
Review online link: http://www.commdiginews.com/entertainment/in-series-fatal-song-notable-f...

“Soprano Annie Gill (Mimi, Despina, Pamina) was perhaps most convincing in Mimi’s early introductory aria, excerpted from Puccini’s all-time hit, “La Bohème.” Ms. Gill caught every nuance and sensation as Mimi’s emotions run the gamut, touching on her tragic fragility as well as the excitement of her unexpected, newfound romance.”

  1. Source Publication: DC Theatre Scene

Source Name: Ben Demers
Date of review: September 15, 2014
Review online link: http://dctheatrescene.com/2014/09/15/fatal-song-great-opera-murders-series/

“Annie Gill delivers a bell-clear rendition of Mimi’s opening aria from La Boheme, before transitioning to a laughably insecure version of Pamina from The Magic Flute.”

  1. Source Publication: DC Metro Theater Arts

Source Name: Jessica Vaughn
Date of review: September 11, 2014
Review online link: http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2014/09/11/fatal-song-great-opera-murders-series/

“Annie Gill shines as Mimi (and Despina and Pamina). She does not succumb to melodrama, but turns in several nuanced arias one right after the other like “Mi Chiamano Mimi” [They Call me Mimi] from Puccini’s La Boheme.”

Teaching Studio: Voice and Piano

In addition to her performance career, Ms. Gill is a sought-after teacher of voice and piano, with over ten years of teaching experience. She holds degrees from Indiana University (BM), Boston University (MM) and the Peabody Conservatory (PD).

Ms. Gill currently teaches in two private studios: at the Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church in Odenton, MD, and at her home studio in the Greektown neighborhood of Baltimore. Ms. Gill remains an encouraging and nurturing teacher, who aims to foster a love of music and performing for all students. Special skills include the following: * classical vocal instruction and technique * musical theater vocal instruction * monologue preparation and coaching * audition preparation and workshops * beginning to intermediate piano and keyboard instruction * beginning to intermediate music theory and ear training instruction *diction and language preparation in Italian, German, French, Russian, Latin, and Czech.

Current and past students have been accepted into leading conservatories and musical theater programs such as Idyllwild Arts Academy, Rider University (Westminster Choir College), AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy), Catholic University, Baltimore School for the Arts and the Carver Magnet High School for the Performing Arts. Ms. Gill's students have also been accepted to the Maryland All-County and All-State Choruses, as well as the prestigious Baltimore Lyric Opera Camp.

Music has always been extremely important part of Ms. Gill's life, and she hopes to share her enthusiasm for the arts through her teaching.

Sacred Music in Baltimore

Since 2006 when she began her GPD at the Peabody Conservatory, Ms. Gill has been a frequent soloist in many churches throughout Baltimore City and surrounding counties in Maryland. Ms. Gill held the position of Resident Soprano Soloist and Section Leader at the Church of the Advent in Federal Hill from 2006-2011.

Most often appearing as a substitute soloist at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Baltimore City, Ms. Gill has also sung for the US Navel Academy (Annapolis, MD), Ascension Catholic Church (Bowie, MD), as well as St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Epiphany Lutheran Church, and Cathedral of Mary, Our Queen - all in Baltimore city.

Annie's Curated Collection

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