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Kristin Genis-Lund

A lyric coloratura soprano, is a San Francisco Bay area native and graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's degree in vocal performance andGerman. Upon returning to the Bay Area, she received her Master's degree in vocal performance from San Jose State University. Since that time, Ms. Genis-Lund hasperformed extensively throughout Northern California in oratorio, opera, musicaltheater and has given numerous recitals. Concert appearances include Brahm'sGerman Requiem, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass in D, Beethoven's Mass in C ,Dvorak's Te Deum, Handel's Messiah, Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore,Coronation Mass and the Exultate Jubilate and Bruckner's Te Deum, in addition to arecording and live performance of Dr. Ron Kean's The American Hymn Mass withThe Choral Project and Webber's Pie Jesu from The Requiem with the Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus.She has been active in both the In-School Outreach Program and in the main stage productions of Opera San Jose as well as other Bay Area Opera companies. Roles include Mademoiselle Silberklang and Madame Herz in Mozart's De rSchauspieldirektor, The Princess in Dougherty's Many Moons, Lucy in Menotti's TheTelephone, Sicle in Cavalli's L'Ormindo, Nella in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Paminain Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Sister Genevieve in Puccini's Suor Angelica, Lauretta in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen, Manon in the title role of Massenet's opera, and Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale.In the musical theatre circle, she sang the role of Laurey in Peninsula Musical Theater's production of Rodger & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! and the role of Maria inPeninsula Center Stage's production of Bernstein's West Side Story. Ms. Genis-Lundwas the first place winner in the 1992, 1993 and 1996 National Association of Teachers of Singers Competition for Art Song and Opera, the second place winner inthe 1995 California Women's Chorus Vocal Scholarship Competition and a finalist inthe 1996 San Francisco Concerto Orchestra Vocalist Competition.Kristin has worked with several renowned opera directors, including Irene Dalis,Daniel Helfgot, David Oswald, Danny Shay, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni and James Lucas.She presently studies with Pamela Fry in Palo Alto. Email: Website: kristingenislund.comKristin Genis-Lund..