Teresa Castillo, soprano, received her BM in Music Performance from the Metropolitan State College of Denver where she studied with Dr. MeeAe Nam, and briefly studied with renowned mezzo-soprano Judith Christin. SHe recently graduated from the Lamont School of Music with a Masters in Vocal Performance under the guidance of Sara Bardill and bass Ken Cox. She is currently studying with acclaimed soprano, Ashley Putnam.
Among her long list of roles, some of her favorites include Elsie Maynard in Yeomen of the Guard, Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, The Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel, Janet in The Rocky Horror Show among many others. This year she was awarded many prestigious awards from Lamont, including the Joe Docksey music career development fund, and was recently a semi-finalist at the Classical Singer Competition in the Young Artist Division. Fall 2013, she sang the soprano solos in Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Arapahoe Philharmonic, Mahler Symphony 4 and a world premier for Soprano and Baritone written by Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory with the Boulder Symphony.
Recently, she sang the role of Yum-Yum with Loveland Opera in their production of The Mikado and will be joining Opera Colorado again for the chorus of Carmen in April, 2014.
In her spare time, Ms. Castillo enjoys teaching, knitting, cooking and watching movies!“Comic relief was provided mostly by Drusilla…” – from her recent performance as “Drusilla” in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea
- Voce di Meche, 2013