Audrey Frieburg (nee Kline) - Voice and Piano
Lyric soprano Audrey Kline is quickly establishing herself in the music scene of Washington, D.C., "with the ability to grow into a nationally known opera star" (Metropolitan Arts Review). Hailed as being a "true star", Ms. Kline "played an excellent Rosina and was very entertaining" in Loudoun Lyric Opera's most recent production of The Barber of Seville. Praised as being “vocally stunning-rich and lush with clear diction” (DC Metro Theater Arts), she gave a “thoroughly persuasive and vocally vibrant portrayal” (The Baltimore Sun) of the role debut of Betty June Binnicker in the world premiere of Frances Pollock’s opera Stinney. Ms. Kline has performed with Maryland Lyric Opera in Roméo et Juliette, Victorian Lyric Opera Company in their performances of the Robin Hood (Maid Marian) and Haddon Hall (Dorothy) and with Bel Cantanti Opera (Fairy Spirit) in Cendrillon. She has sung onstage with the Michigan Opera Theater in La Traviata and Aida, as well as performing with Spoleto Festival, USA in Die Zauberflöte. Further operatic appearances include the roles of Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Morgana in Handel’s Alcina, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Cobweb in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mellise in Glück’s Armide and Cis in Britten’s Albert Herring. Ms. Kline is a graduate of Westminster Choir College with a Master of Music in Voice Performance and Pedagogy. While at Westminster Choir College, she studied with renowned coloratura Sally Wolf and worked with coaches Dr. J.J. Penna, Dalton Baldwin and Susan Ashbaker. Prior to Westminster Choir College, Ms. Kline attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, earning a double bachelor degree in Voice Performance and Music Education, where she studied with dramatic soprano, Martha Sheil. Audrey is currently singing and teaching voice in Metro Washington D.C. and is a student of Fabiana Bravo.