Soprano Audrey Yoder is a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Music and received her Master of Music degree at California State University, Northridge. She is thrilled to make her first appearance with POP performing in Gianni Schicchi and L’enfant et les sortileges.
Ms. Yoder made her role debut as Juliette in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette during the 2018-2019 season. A frequent performer with Opera Santa Barbara, in their 2018-2019 season she appeared as the Bard and Siren in Ben Moore and Kelley Rourke's Odyssey, and as Ruth Putnam in Robert Ward's The Crucible.* Other notable roles include Gretel in E. Humperdinck's Hansel und Gretel, Euridice in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, Barbarina in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Miss Jessel in Britten's The Turn of the Screw, Buttercup in Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore and Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Ms. Yoder has performed with various southern California ensembles. Recent highlights include appearing as the soprano soloist in Poulenc's Gloria, Handel's Messiah, Vivaldi's Gloria and Faure’s Requiem. This spring she will be featured in Mozart’s Requiem in D minor.
*Also appeared as Betty Parris in all performances