Lyric coloratura soprano Teresa Winner Blume is an active performer, educator and program director. She serves as the Head of Voice at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, a boarding and day arts high school in Natick, MA. Here she leads the thriving classical voice program, designing a thoughtful and comprehensive curriculum for budding young singing artists. Her teaching philosophy is to build a healthy, consistent technical foundation while also exploring deep artistry and expression, at any age and level. Teresa teaches both Classical and Musical Theater styles, and students have gone on to pursue degrees at institutions including Eastman, New England Conservatory, NYU, Oklahoma City University, Juilliard, Boston Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Harvard and more.
As a performer, Teresa has been featured on multiple occasions with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, including a renditions of “Glitter and Be Gay” and other showstoppers for the Bernstein Centennial Tribute series. Other memorable performances include premiering the Performance Art Installation Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, which has since been recreated at major art institutions across the world. She has also performed with Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony, as well as multiple roles with The Lyric Stage of Boston, Opera Carolina, and New England Light Opera. Her artistry has been recognized in such competitions as the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards (National semi-finalist) and New York Oratorio Society Solo Competition (semi-finalist). She is a frequent collaborator with composers of new classical and theater music.
B.M. from University of Illinois, and an M.M. and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. www.TeresaWinnerBlume.com