Mindy Ella Chu is a fantastic voice teacher with deep experience teaching, performing and studying. She performs as a mezzo-soprano across the country singing everything from early music to Aaron Copland. Mindy can teach singing in the style of pop, musical theatre, and classical. She can set a singer up with a firm vocal foundation. Chu made her international solo debut in 2015 performing John Rutter's Magnificat and Handel's Messiah in Tokyo and Osaka. In 2017, she made her Carmel Bach Festival debut as a main stage soloist. Highlights of the 2018-2019 season include her debut season with Bach Collegium San Diego, a recording project with Stanford University and the St. Lawrence String Quartet in the Duruflé Requiem, and a performance of Francesca Caccini's Alcina with the GRAMMY award-winning Boston Early Music Chamber Opera Series. Chu’s operatic and stage performing credits include title role in Purcell'sDido & Aeneas (Voices of Music), Damigelle in Francesca Caccini'sAlcina (Boston Early Music Festival), Speranza (cover) and ensemble in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo (Apollo's Fire), Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte(Middlebury College), Mei-li in Roger and Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song (SD Asian American Rep Theatre), and the American premiere of Handel's Parnasso in Festa in the title castrati role of Apollo (American Bach Soloists Academy). She also performed in the 2016 Boston Early Music Festival centerpiece opera, Campra's Le Carnaval de Venise, and understudied the main role of Leonoré in her time there as a young artist. At BEMF, she worked with Gilbert Blin, Stephen Stubbs, Paul O'Dette, Melinda Sullivan and Ellen Hargis to cultivate the physical and musical style of the French Baroque.
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