Colorado native mezzo-soprano Ingrid Johnson, is an alumnus of Colorado State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Music (vocal performance), and a minor in Fashion Merchandising. She will be pursuing a Master of Music degree in Early Music in the fall of 2019 at McGill University. Ingrid most recently performed the role of Orfeo as an alumnus in Colorado State University’s production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice as well as Arsamene in their production of Handel’s Serse. She also performed the cover of Jo in Mark Adamo’s Little Women at the University of Northern Colorado. In December 2018, Ingrid sang as the mezzo soloist for the Plymouth United Church of Christ’s concert of Saint-Saëns Oratorie de Noël. Ingrid has been a member of the chorus of the Colorado Bach Ensemble for three years and she also sings with the Denver based Anima Chamber Ensemble, St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, and with St. John XIII in Fort Collins as the alto section leader. As well as professional ensembles, Ingrid loves to sing with small student-run ensembles in Fort Collins. In addition in Summer 2016, Ingrid joined Emerald City Opera’s Young Artist Program as the Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, cover of Agnes the Digger in Tobias Picker’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, and chorus in Daniel Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas. Previous operatic roles include Cherubino in Boulder Symphony’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro, Desiree in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Mrs. Page understudy in Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Prince Orlovsky in Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, Idamante in Mozart’s Idomeneo, La Primera Cercatrice in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and the Sixth Spirit in Massenet’s Cendrillon. Ingrid won Singer of the Year in 2016 and the Charles and Reta Ralph Undergraduate Scholarship in 2015 at CSU’s Singer of the Year Scholarship Competition and has placed consistently in the Colorado/Wyoming NATS competition. Ingrid has also performed as a Studio Artist with Opera Fort Collins in productions such as Cosi fan Tutte, Daughter of the Regiment and chorus role in Verdi’s Otello.