Christine Menschnersoprano
Portrait in blue tones Born in Germany lyric Soprano Christine Menschner studied voice at the Dresden University of Music „Carl Maria von Weber“ in Germany. After finishing her German State Examination in Music and German Education at the Technical University in Dresden, Christine graduated at the University of Music with a Double Master's degree in Vocal performance and Vocal Education (German Diploma).

Concerts brought her to Venezuela, Belgium, Italy, the United States and Canada. She worked with conductors such as Tõnu Kaljuste, Denis Menier, Jonathan Velasco, Anton Armstrong, Felipe Izceray, Hans Christoph Rademann, Maria Guinand, Eckehard Stier, Lancelot Fuhry, Mark Rohde and Christian Garbosnik.

Intensive private Vocal Studies with acclaimed opera singer Lucja Zarzycka (Dresden) and masterclasses with Eduardo Villa (Metroplitan Opera New York), Neil Semer (New York), Roberta Cunningham (Berlin), Dr. Samuel de Palma (Santa Barbara/California, Gwyneth Jones, Franz Grundheber, Karin Mitscherling, Evelyn Herlitzius, Charlotte Lehmann and Dr. Hannelore Seezen-Mundt shaped her vocal abilities and performance skills.

Christine's first engagement has been in “The Golem Project- a revue about the parabolic velocity of things and human beings” at the reopening of the well known Hellerau European Centre for the arts in Dresden/ Germany.

Christine performed in several operetta and opera productions such as „The beautiful Helen“ (Offenbach/ P. Hacks), „Sisters“ (T. Fransz), „Die Fledermaus“ (J. Strauss), „ La Bohème“ (G. Puccini), „Mask in Blue“ (F. Raymond), „The Tale of Tsar Saltan“ (R. Korsakov).

In 2013 Christine gave her debut as Vanella in the Pergolesi opera „Lo frate nn'amorato“ in Rome/ Italy.

As a soloist Christine performs regularly numerous recitals and Sacred music. Her audience loves the clarity and brilliance of her voice and her natural and honest expression.

Recently Christine moved to Seattle and serves as an active performer and board member of Ladies Musical Club. She is dedicated to advocate the German speaking music in the community by performing and teaching emerging artists in German Opera, Art Song, Oratorio and diction.

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