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Elizabeth Hagedorn completed music degrees in her home state of Wisconsin (B.Mu.Ed.) and at the University of Colorado (M.M.) as a student of Berton Coffin and Barbara Doscher. As a Regional MET competition finalist and the recipient of the Denver Lyric Opera Guild award, she was able to attend AIMS in 1986, a significant step toward beginning her European career.
In twenty-seven years as an opera singer in Europe, Elizabeth Hagedorn gathered extensive performing experience in Germany, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic. A wide repertoire of over fifty leading roles developed, beginning with dramatic coloratura and lyric soprano literature, and later revealing her particular affinity for the complex characters of Italian verismo and German expressionist composers. Significant role portrayals include Tosca, Salome, Ariadne, Chrysothemis (Elektra), Elsa, Senta, Marie (Wozzeck), Leonore (Fidelio), Ellen Orford, Maddalena (Andrea Chenier), Leonora (Trovatore), Elisabetta (Don Carlo), Violetta, Konstanze, Donna Elvira, Mimi, Rusalka and Olympia/Antonia/Giulietta (Tales of Hoffmann), Alma March (Little Women), and concert performances of Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, Respighi’s Il Tramonto and Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder.
Ms. Hagedorn is in demand in Europe and the United States both as a performer and vocal pedagogue, presenting voice master classes, audition training classes and stage performance courses (Wien.Oper.Intensiv.). Returning to Europe after a three-year appointment as Visiting Associate Professor of Voice at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, she is a member of the faculty at the MUK (Music und Kunst University of the City of Vienna).
She currently maintains a private voice studio in Vienna, specializing in advanced vocal techniques for growing voices, fach changes, and professional stage preparation.