Mezzo-soprano Elisa Dean has been singing in the Denver area since a young age. She graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in vocal and piano performance. She studied with Dr. Bradley Thompson, Professor Michelle Thompson(voice) and Dr. Jooeun Pak (piano) while at MSUD. Elisa Dean began her vocal studies at the Forté Academy of Music with Kelly Twedt Watt and Stephanie Ann Ball. She performed in many recitals at the Forté Academy of Music and at churches and community events throughout the Denver area, singing and playing piano and violin. Some of her favorite memories singing at MSU Denver include performing the National Anthem for her senior soccer game and graduation ceremony and being a part of treble choir and chorale. In addition to her musical studies, Elisa played on the Varsity Women’s Soccer team at MSU. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching tennis and soccer, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with her five siblings.