2023-24 Fall & Winter Engagements
The Queen of Heaven And Her Prince Of Peace
Taylor will be performing Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate alongside collaborative pianist Jennifer Hughes in this exciting collaborative concert between Opera Cecilia and The Grotto PDX. This concert will also be recorded for broadcast on KBVM Radio 88.3 FM as apart of the stations regular seasonal programming. The live performance of this work will take place at the Grotto's Chapel of Mary on November 24th 2023.
St Thomas Choirs Advent Concert
Taylor will conduct and perform as a featured soprano soloist in Mozart's Laudate Dominum for the St Thomas Liturgical Choir's greeting to the Christmas Season. The concert will be presented at Portland's Grotto Festival of Lights and reprised at St Thomas Catholic Parish in SW Washington.
Opera Through The Ages
Love Letters To The Arias I Fear
Vivaldi by Candlelight
Taylor was honored to perform as a soprano soloist in this collaborative concert of historical opera works between Opera Cecilia and The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association. The concert was presented on April 1st and 2nd 2023 at Hoodriver's Wy'east Middle School Auditorium
Taylor appeared as the featured performer singing five iconic soprano arias and presenting original poetry in this harrowing commentary on the emerging artists experience. This event is currently available on Opera Cecilia's professional YouTube channel.
Taylor performed for the second time last season in a collaboration between Opera Cecilia and The Grotto Festival of Lights, singing excerpts from Vivaldi's Gloria and serving as soprano soloist in the premiere of "Infant Savior" - an original sacred composition by local composer and jazz pianist Richard Kutch. The concert took place on December 16th 2022 in the Grotto's Chapel of Mary.
Artists Apprentice- Vincero Academy
Taylor was honored to have been a chosen emerging artist and the recipient of an artists work-study scholarship for the 2021-22 season, where she studied and participated in masterclass with renowned artists such as Angel Blue, Kirsten Chambers, Anthony Manoli, and Irina Meachem. Taylor was selected to study the roles of Musetta in Puccini's La bohème and Barbarina in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro.
Taylor made her Carnegie Hall recital debut on January 19th 2023 as a featured soloist with Vincero Academy's emerging artists gala concert.
Shrek The Musical at Journey Theater Arts
Taylor made her artistic team debut with Journey Theater Art's production of Shrek The Musical. During the endeavor, Taylor coached and taught music for all roles in the production, guiding the young performers through the process of finding and facilitating the perfect character voice. Taylor also digitally edited and ran music and sound cues for every show.
The Charleston International Music Competition
Second Place Winner
During the 2021-22 season, Taylor was honored as the second place winner of the Charleston Music Competition, aimed at bolstering the careers of talented emerging artists around the globe.
Opera Cecilia - A New Opera Company
Founder and Artistic Director
The spring of 2020 brought the inception of Opera Cecilia- a new Pacific Northwest based opera company with an aim to bolster young and local talent, and create a new asset to the west coast performing and fine arts community.