CHRISTINE TAYLOR PRICE
Soprano Christine Taylor Price, from Tulsa, Oklahoma is currently in the Artist Diploma in Opera Studies (ADOS) program of the Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts at the Juilliard School, where she also earned a Master of Music in Vocal Performance in 2016. ADOS is an intensive two-year advanced studies program for highly gifted and experienced singers at the post-Master’s level, led by mentor and lead teacher Stephen Wadsworth.
In 2017, Ms. Price was the soprano soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Juilliard Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall conducted by Edward Gardner of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Norway. She was featured in the NYFOS sponsored ‘Caramoor’s Vocal Rising Star’ production and at Merkin Concert Hall, with Steven Blier accompanying. This past spring, Ms. Price was live-streamed in a Master Class at Juilliard with Emmanuel Villaume. In April, she sang of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at Opera in Williamsburg, Jorge Parodi conducting. She was a member of the 2017 Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and starred as the Governess in The Turn of the Screw at Opera Columbus, directed by Stephen Wadsworth. Christine was also a soloist in the live-streamed master class with Metropolitan Opera Maestro Fabio Luisi at Juilliard.
Ms. Price performed the title role of Pamina in Juilliard’s production of Die Zauberflöte, conducted by David Stern and directed by Mary Birnbaum. In May 2016, she proudly made her Carnegie Hall debut as soloist with the Cecelia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro conducting. She also sang Bastienne in Bastien und Bastienne,” at the San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival with the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Michael Francis, conductor.
In 2015-16, Ms. Price was featured soprano soloist in J.S. Bach’s Magnificat as part of the Music Before 1800 series, accompanied by the Juilliard 415 Orchestra and the Choir of Corpus Christi Church, conducted by Richard Egarr. Additional credits include featured soloist in Music Sacra’s Songs of the Divine: a capella Masterworks including the Deutsche Motette under the baton of Maestro Kent Tritle at St. John The Divine Cathedral, New York City, and featured soloist in Joyce Di Donato’s live-streamed master class at the Juilliard School.
2014-2015 accomplishments include Songfest at Alice Tully Hall, curated by the Marcus Institute, accompanied by Juilliard Artistic Director and pianist Brian Zeger, featuring music set to the texts of Charles Baudelaire.
Ms. Price sang Lucia in Britten´s The Rape of Lucretia at the Juilliard School, was a featured soloist in Argento’s Six Elizabethan Songs with the New World Symphony, as well as soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the New York Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concert at Avery Fischer Hall. By special invitation Ms. Price sang in a master class for the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera with legendary soprano Renata Scotto. In summer 2015, Christine was a studio artist at Wolf Trap Opera performing Lucien in Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles and covered the role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro.
Christine Taylor Price earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where she sang the title roles in the Manhattan Summer Voice Festival Production of Cavalli’s La Calisto and the Manhattan School of Music Senior Opera production of La Doriclea. In 2012, She made her Alice Tully Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Juilliard pre-college orchestra conducted by Adam Glaser. A graduate of the Juilliard Pre-College Division, she studies voice at Juilliard with Edith Wiens. Previous teachers include Pamela Armstrong, Lorraine Nubar, Ashley Putnam, and Joan Patenaude-Yarnell.