B i o g r a p h y

Ms. Silver is a Soprano from Denver, CO. She received high praise for her portrayal of Alice Ford in Verdi's Falstaff at University of Colorado, Boulder, "effectively complimenting" her Falstaff with a strong level of "gravitas"(Boulder Camera).

 

She received her Masters from the University of Colorado, Boulder in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. She currently studies voice with Ms. Andrea DelGiudice of New York City, and assists in running the Colorado chapter of Opera on Tap, performing opera in unusual places, making opera accessible to people who have never heard it before.

 

Julie continues to sing with her local Opera on Tap (OOTCO) chapter in Denver, CO, including her project The Brewery Tour.  Most recently, she created a project with her partner, Eve Orenstein called SEE/HEAR, Illuminated Stories in Song.  The unique project used the works of Nkeiru Okoye, Robert Owens, Ernesto Cordero and Richard Strauss, five local singers and four video artists from across the country.  The project was live streamed on December 13th from the Broomfield Auditorium and the digital album is now live on YouTube.  This past summer, Julie and her OOTCO partner, Eve,  launched a monthly online concert series for the singers of Opera on Tap, Colorado, called "Love in the TIme of Covid-19, an Apocalypse Cabaret".  It is still going strong with the most recent concert being a Holiday On Demand show on December 19th. 

In the Summer of 2019, Julie participated in the Utah Vocal Arts Dramatic Voices Program in Orem, Utah singing scenes from Tosca and Die Walküre.  She also sang in master classes for Deborah Voigt, Peter Randsman and Allan Glassman.  During the summer of 2018, in collaboration with  OOT, Julie helped to create a program of three literature and opera shows for the Lafayette Public Library System, called Literature Out Loud..  In July of 2017, Julie traveled to Narni, Italy where she served as the Soprano soloist for Pergolesi's Stabat Mater and the Beethoven's Choral Fantasy.  She also sang the soprano solo in the Mozart Spazenmesse on Italy's prime time TV Network RAI Uno.  She also covered the title role in Suor Angelica. In 2016 for the Narni Program,  she performed the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, working with renowned Italian actress and director, Maria Rosaria Omaggio. She has also studied with renowned Italian Director, Mr. Paolo Baioco.  She performed in a newly created opera by Mr. Baiocco, with several colleagues at Opera America.   Past roles include; Agatha (Der Freischütz) The Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro) Suor Angelica (Suor Angelica), Donna Elvira (Cover) (Don Giovanni), Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Marmie (Little Women), , Nella and Zita (Gianni Schicchi), Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Gertrude (Hansel and Gretal), The Newspaper Woman (Breasts of Tieresias).