biography

amy conn-11Soprano Amy Conn is known for her pure tone, cialis buy communicative warmth and musical intelligence. Amy appears on both the concert and theater stage in music of many periods, with a special love for baroque repertoire. Recent performances  include Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Reinhold Gliere’s Concerto for Coloratura and Orchestra, Mozart’s Mass in C Minor and Exsultate, jubilate, Faure’s Requiem, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Mass in B Minor, Handel’s Theodora, La Resurrezione and Israel in Egypt, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater,  Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Haydn’s Creation and “Lord Nelson” Mass.

Ms. Conn has been a featured soloist with Musica Angelica in Los Angeles, Music of the Baroque, The Rockford Symphony, Baroque Band, The Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, The Alabama Symphony, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Elgin Choral Union and Symphony, Chorus Angelorum, North Shore Choral Society, and Bach Chamber Choir. She is a former long time member of Chicago a cappella. Stage appearances include lead roles in Acis and Galatea, The Turn of the Screw, Yeomen of the Guard and The Pirates of Penzance.  In 2010, she made her debut with Chicago Opera Theater, covering the role of Isifile in Cavalli’s Giasone.

Ms. Conn is an active recitalist and chamber musician, often performing in concert with pianist Shannon McGinnis, and with ensembles including Eighth Blackbird, The Orion Ensemble, The Newberry Consort, The Madison Bach Musicians, Trio Settecento, Rembrandt Chamber Players and Ars Antigua.

Ms. Conn is featured on a CD of Celtic Baroque music with Ars Antigua and as a soloist on the CD “Songs of Smaller Creatures” with the Grant Park Chorus. She has been a semi-finalist in the American Bach Soloists Young Artist’s Competition in Berkeley (CA) and a finalist in the New York Oratorio Society’s Young Artist Competition and was a winner of the Bel Canto Chorus Regional Artist’s Competition.

The 2016-17 season includes Arthur Honegger’s King David with the Downers Grove Choral Society, Handel’s Messiah and several recital appearances.