The following were guest artists in past years: Anne Basinski

Anne Basinski, soprano, is currently on the faculty of The University of Montana-Missoula, where she teaches voice in both the Music and the Drama/Dance Departments. Her graduate degrees are from Indianan University, and professional credits include operatic roles with the Indianapolis Opera; the Ohio Light Opera; the Intermountain Opera of Bozeman, where she was seen as Zerlina in Don Giovanni; and the Rimrock Opera of Billings, where she sang Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

She has been a featured soloist with orchestras statewide, including the Glacier Orchestra and Chorale, the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, the Butte Symphony and the Bozeman Symphony, in such works as Handel’s Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem. She has performed on First Night in Missoula and in the Song for Life series in Helena.

She has been heard in recital at the Butte Mother Lode Theater, and at St. Timothy’s Summer Festival, and as the soprano soloist for the “Rolling Requiem” performances of the Mozart Requiem in memoriam on September 11.

She has also been the producer and teacher of the Von Trapp Children, great-grandchildren of the Captain Von Trapp of Sound of Music fame. Anne produced their CD (The Von Trapp Children) and their full-length concert of Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She recently appeared as Mabel in MCT’s production ofThe Pirates of Penzance.