Dr. Carolyn Finley, Mezzo-Soprano, is an active performer and adjudicator throughout the upper Midwest.
A Texas native, Carolyn was a three-year member of the Houston Opera Studio where she performed roles in both the Studio and Main House productions including:
Tours and Performances:
She has performed the following comic roles with The Quite Light Opera Company in St. Cloud, Minnesota:
Carolyn performs regularly with the CSB/SJU faculty chamber music ensemble, PASTICHE. As a strong advocate of contemporary music, she has premiered song cycles at conferences and recitals, written for her by faculty and area composers Henry Bryan Hays, OSB, J.J. Swift, and Gregory Walker as well as works by American Composer Forum members Richard Corbett, Stephen May, C. Edward Hupton, and Louis Ballard.
She is featured on a CD entitled "Uncommon Daisies: The Vocal Music of Bryan Beaumont Hays"
Carolyn is featured on a new CD entitled: "Under These Skies: Art Song by American and British Composers"