Lester, Laurie

Adjunct Professor of Voice

Email

LAURIE_LESTER@PBA.EDU

Phone

(561) 803-2410

Office

The School of Music and Fine Arts

Soprano Laurie Domingue Lester has sung opera, concert work, and recitals throughout Europe and the United States performing such operatic roles as Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, Morgana in Alcina, and Charleston Singer in the world premiere of Loss of Eden.  She has performed as soprano soloist in many of the standard repertory concert works such as Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s B-Minor Mass, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, among others.  Dr. Lester has been recognized in numerous singing competitions including the First Place prize and Audience Choice award at the International Meistersinger Competition in Graz, Austria; First Place in the Texoma Singer of the Year Competition, Second Place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award National Finals, Second Place in the Orpheus Vocal Competition, Second Place in the Mobile Opera Competition, and three time Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. 

Degrees

B.M., Baylor University, M.M., University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, D.M., Florida State University

Joined PBA in

2020

Department

Music (UG)