The career of Michele Hemmings has covered a wide range of classical styles and repertoire from Monteverdi to present day. She has performed traditional roles in such operas as Così fan tutte, Ariadne auf Naxos, La Cenerentola, Giulio Cesare, Die Fledermaus, Carmen, Le Nozze di Figaro and The Coronation of Poppea, as well as contemporary works such as Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Richard Wargo’s The Music Shop, Peter Westergaard’s The Tempest and George Quincy’s The Mummy. She has toured with the National Opera Company and Opera Northeast and has performed with the Florida Grand Opera, Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, Opera Français de New York and Chautauqua Opera. As an orchestral and oratorio soloist Michele has sung with several organizations including the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Orchestra Nova, The Claremont Chorale, the Florida Philharmonic, the New World Symphony, the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, the Delray Chorale and the Capital Hill Choral Society. Michele has sung recitals at many different venues in the U.S. including St. Timothy’s Summer Music Festival, the Liederkranz Foundation and the Steans Institute for Young Artists at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago. Michele is from Washington, D.C. and holds music degrees from Indiana University and the Curtis Institute of Music.