Height: 5'4" 
home: 270-762-0124 (machine)
Eyes: Brown/Black
cell: 270-226-9546  
Hair: Dark Brown


Soprano Soloist

A TRIBUTE TO KURT WEILL (Weill)  Opera Roanoke
Monisha TREEMONISHA (Joplin) Opera Roanoke
Lady Billows ALBERT HERRING (Britten Florida State Opera
Countess Almaviva LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Mozart) Florida State Opera
Mimi  partial  LA BOHE`ME (Puccini) Bel Canto Foundation
Aida AIDA (Verdi) Amato Opera
Elisabetta DON CARLO (Verdi) Opera Music Theatre Intl.
Donna Anna DON GIOVANN (Mozart) Opera Music Theatre Intl.
Pinotta    U.S. Premiere PINOTTA (Mascagni) Ars Musica Chorale
First Lady DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (Mozart) Yale School of Music
Minstre Premiere THE DAWN OF THE POOR KING (Orrego-Salas) Indiana University

In the Beginning   (Copland) Carnegie Hall Michael Tilson Thomas
Ninth Symphony  (Beethoven) Paducah Symphony Jordan Tang
Elijah  (Mendelssohn)  Florida State University; FL Robert Shaw
Martin Luther King Day Tribute Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts, Bellarmine College
Magnificat  (Rutter)  James Madison University, VA Dr. Susan Reid
Magnificat (Bach)    James Madison University, VA Dr. Kevin Fenton
Ninth Symphony  (Beethoven Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai;  China David Connell
Gloria   (Poulenc) &  Gloria (Bernstein) Yale Summer Chorus;  CT Marian Dolan
Requiem (Fauré) & Cantata #106  (Bach) Ars Musica Chorale;  NJ Italo Marchini
Yale Alumni Chorus tour to Moscow; Performances at the Kremlin and the U.S. Ambassador's residence
For Thee We Sing: The Historical Implication of Marian Anderson’s 1939 Easter Concert, a multimedia lecture recital presented at various locations in the United States and Canada
Public recitals: Locations including Sardinia, Italy, Albany, NY, Charleston, WV, HaverfordCollege, PA; often featuring American and African-American art songs as well as standard song and operatic selections
“Soprano Sonya Gabrielle Baker sang the Pie Jesu with richness of tone married to spiritual conviction…”
-- Paul Somers The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ

SHE SAYS: Featuring Art Songs of American Composers Florence Price, Margaret Bonds,
Lori Laitman, Ruth Schonthal and Libby Larsen; Released October 2004. 

Florida State University School of Music 
Voice/Opera  (Univ. Fellow)
Artist's Diploma Program
Yale University School of Music 
M.M. Indiana University School of Music Voice Performance
B.A. Yale University  American Studies
VOICE TEACHERS:  Rita Patané, Lili Chookasian, Virginia Zeani, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Yvonne Ciannella
COACHES:  Douglas Fisher, Craig Rutenberg, Gary Kudo, Ann Lewin, Franz Hasl, Glenn Morton
FELLOW:  Opera Music Theatre International; Newark, NJ;  Jerome Hines, Director
SUMMER PROGRAMS:  Stean's Institute, Ravinia Festival; Bel Canto Foundation, Northwestern University

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