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Mary Ann Hart

Mezzo-soprano | Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano Mary Ann Hart made her New York Philharmonic début under the baton of Kurt Masur, and has appeared with the New York Chamber Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, American Composer’s Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony, Boston Baroque, and has been a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. She has a solo CD of American songs, Permit Me Voyage, was one of four singers who recorded the complete songs of Charles Ives, and can be heard on a CD of the songs of Henry Cowell, all on the Albany label. She appeared in the United States tour of the Philip Glass opera Hydrogen Jukebox, and recorded that work for Nonesuch. A winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition and Second Prize in the Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition, she was awarded a Solo Recitalist Grant by the National Endowment for the Arts. Recital appearances have taken her to 26 American states, Austria, Germany, Romania, Canada, and the Virgin Islands. Previously on the faculties of Vassar College and the Mannes School of Music, Mary Ann Hart is now Chair of the Voice Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she teaches voice and song literature.

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