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Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano

 Hi, I'm Nicole Warner, a professional, classical mezzo-soprano.

I sing everything from Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio to Handel's Messiah to brand new works from living composers. I've sung solo on 3 continents...so far.

Here you will find:

+ concert announcements

+ my weekly blog Open Intervals

+ pictures of concert tours and a few epic throwbacks

+ audio and video in the Media Room and

+ my monthly eNewsletter Nicole's Notes

Music is meant to be a part of our everyday lives--it marks the transitions, the special occasions, brings meaning to our gatherings, entertains and comforts us. It's an honor to share these experiences with you!




Nicole's Next Performances

Oratory - Sacred Bach ~ Easter Cantatas

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Westwood Lutheran Church 9001 Cedar Lake Road S. St. Louis Park, MN  55426 "On April 19, Oratory pairs two Easter cantatas of fascinating juxtaposition - BWV 12 & 134. Both were written for the days immediately following Easter, yet their sentiments could not be more different. Cantata 134 resounds in the to-be-expected celebration of Easter; regal rhythms, adoring arias, and joyful tonalities ex [ ... ]

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First Readings Project #11First Readings Project #11

Thursday, May 7, 2015. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Hennepin Methodist Church 511 Groveland Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403   Stay tuned for announcements regarding compositions selected for the 2014-2015 season! The First Readings Project is a professional chamber choir founded to assist composers in the development of new music for vocal ensemble.The group presents a series of public readings of new works and works-in-progress, and also offers its servi [ ... ]

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This Sunday & Keep Your Eyes Peeled

This Sunday:

On Sunday at 3:00 p.m. I'll be joining a bunch of other Twin Cities musicians for two Easter Cantatas. Click here to open the calendar item (here on my site).

It's at Westwood Lutheran Church, 9001 Cedar Lake Road S., St. Louis Park, MN 55426.


Keep Your Eyes Peeled:

I have a couple of concert announcements to make, so keep an eye on the calendar for updates!


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Open Voice Lesson Times

I have 3 open lesson times (for 45- or 60-minute lessons) in my voice studio in Hudson, Wisconsin:

Monday 11 a.m.

Wednesday 1 p.m.

Wednesday 2 p.m.


If you are interested in voice lessons, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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things ive learned from teaching voice part 1
Things I've Learned from Teaching Voice, Part 1
In 2004 I started teaching voice. It was the last thing I wanted to do. Long story short, I thought I was too good for it, that I should be singing, not teaching, and I was soon proven completely and utterly wrong. I LOVED it. My first student was an attorney who sang in the concert choir in the Musikverein Lippstadt and took voice lessons to enrich her life and so that she might enjoy her singing more. Other students followed, from teens who wanted to sing the choir music arrangements from Harry Potter to rock singers to adults who only wanted to sing classical music. Since then I've taught hundreds and thousands of hours of voice and I'm happy to share with you several of the things I've learned. Here's Part 1. 1. Your students will always show you their utter humanity. There isn't much more bittersweet than a teen telling you how m...
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Taking a short break.
So after multiple concerts, rehearsals, so many voice and German lessons I can't count any more (in either language), I'm giving myself a break this week. So no big blog post, just a big thank you to everyone who came out to the Mozart Requiem on Sunday and made it a hugely enjoyable time for all us musicians. The Phipps Oratorio Society did a fantastic job of singing and performing, Tom Dahle with conducting, the two pianists for making ALL those MANY notes happen, and my fellow soloists for a thoroughly enjoyable experience. There aren't many nicer places to stand than between tenor Roy Heilman and soprano Teresa Tierney, I'm tellin' ya! :) Have a happy Easter, everybody, and see you next week, when I resume my regularly programmed schedule. Or not, I might change some things because whenever I take a break, that seems to happen...and...
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Phipps Oratorio requiem
Last Call for Tickets for the Mozart Requiem on Sunday, March 29!

It's last call for tickets for the Mozart Requiem THIS SUNDAY on March 29th--in Hudson, Wisconsin! Buy Tickets Here.

Just 3 more days! Tickets are selling well and there are seats still available. Be sure to attend this intimate performance of one of the hallmarks of music! Buy Tickets Here.

Here are the details:

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 2 p.m.

The Phipps Center for the Arts

109 Locust Street

Hudson, WI 54016


Teresa Tierney, soprano

Nicole Warner, alto

Roy Heilman, tenor

Aaron Engebreth, baritone

Heather Tank, piano

Ezelda Yacoub Hasapopoulos, piano

The Phipps Oratorio Society

Tom Dahle, director


Tickets:  $20 for adults $10 students & youth. Buy Tickets Here.

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