Photo: Adina Lehecka
ADELE GRABOWSKI (Debut Season) | 2017 Winter Festival
Hometown: Lancaster, PA
Current Residence: Encinitas, CA
Awards & Distinctions: First Place, Carnegie Mellon Baroque Concerto Competition, Pittsburgh, PA; First Place, Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra Young Artists Competition, Pittsburgh, PA; First Place, OperaLancaster Vocal Competition, Lancaster, PA; Finalist, Handel Aria Competition, Madison, WI; Semifinalist, 6th International Singing Competition Pietro Antonio Cesti, Innsbruck, Austria; Competitor (youngest female) VII Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition, Finland.
Upcoming Engagements: San Diego Baroque Soloists; Project Willan West 2018, a Southern-California celebration of the Fifthieth Anniversary of the death of Anglo-Canadian composer, Healey Willan.
Past Career Highlights: Reena Esmail’s This Love Between Us and Bach’s Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 (Soloist), Yale Schola Cantorum India Tour; Les Noces (Soloist) Princeton University, NJ; Hilary Purrington’s for your judicious and pious consideration (Soloist) with New Music New Haven, live on WQXR from the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, NY.
Educational Background: Master of Music, Yale University, CT; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, PA; Festival lyrique international de Belle-lle en Mer, France; Ezio Pinza Council for American Singers of Opera, Italy.
Passion Outside of Singing: Teaching music, directing and conducting children’s choirs; baking paleo treats, and rock climbing with my fiancé.