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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 composers in the Twin Cities area.

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

World Premiere: Two Old Finnish Hymns - August 3, 2014

Kaksi vanhaa suomalaista virttä - Two Old Finnish Hymns 1. Me uskom' yhden Jumalan pääll' - We Believe in One God 2. Herra siunaa meit' ja auta - [ ... ]

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First Readings Project #8
First Readings Project #8

Thursday, September 4, 2014. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Unity Church-Unitarian 733 Portland Ave St. Paul, MN 55104   Stay tuned for announcements regard [ ... ]

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Petite Messe Solennelle - G. Rossini
Petite Messe Solennelle - G. Rossini

October 19, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. TBA, soprano Nicole Warner, mezzo-soprano TBA, tenor TBA, baritone Bel Canto Chorus Richard Hynson, conductor &nb [ ... ]

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More Upcoming Performances

The Latest Posts from Open Intervals:

See & Support this Baroque Opera's First Performance in Uruguay
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One of my friends from the Academia Internacional Teatro del Lago, a fine alto, is singing in this performance of "Il Zabaione Musicale" in Uruguay--its first in Uruguay and South America! (And I hope you remember how much I love Uruguay.) Her group is looking for funding to cover their artwork and scenic elements, a worthy cause for your extra dough. And yes, any amount from $1 on up is welcome and this campaign has flexible funding--meaning even if they don't reach their $4000 goal, they will still receive all your pledges. Read on and donate! ~Nicole   What you will be supporting? The idea of this project is to perform (The madrigal comedy “Il Zabaione Musicale” for the first time in Uruguay and South America), with a cast of young and renowned singers and instrumentalists. This project will be directed by two experienced Uru...
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The Private Voice Studio Handbook by Joan Frey Boytim
For Voice Teachers: The Private Voice Studio Handbook
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Joan Frey Boytim's Private Voice Studio Handbook is a Must-Have for all Voice Teachers   September is just around the corner and now is the time to get your voice studio organized for the next school year. A great tool for getting your studio set up is The Private Voice Studio Handbook: A Practical Guide to All Aspects of Teaching by Joan Frey Boytim.   Long known and respected as a voice teacher and presenter for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Ms. Boytim taught voice privately for over 45 years. Her experiences as a school music teacher, a private voice instructor, and a compiler of dozens of vocal repertoire books for Hal Leonard publishing have provided her with more than enough expertise for producing this excellent handbook.   I've been using this book as a guide and resource for my voi...
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Schimmel K-125 Diamond Prestige
For Sale: Schimmel K-125 Diamond Prestige - High-end Upright Piano Perfect for a Small Home
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The High Quality of a Grand Piano in an Upright This exquisite piano was built to-order from Schimmel’s Braunschweig factory in 2007 & imported from Germany in 2010. It’s been tuned yearly and lives in a humidity-controlled environment, out of direct sunlight. This piano is in nearly-perfect condition and was last tuned on March 19, 2014. The Diamond Prestige series of pianos was created by Schimmel to be the quality of a grand piano for those without that amount of space. Much detail work has been done on the inside of the piano and much care has been taken in its construction. The top can be opened in 3 different ways for more or less of its gorgeous, warm sound. Click play below to hear three samples of music played on this piano.     Price:  $21,000 Contact for details and additio...
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FINALIST for the American Prize!
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I've been officially named a finalist for The American Prize in Vocal Performance--Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Awards--Professional Art Song/Oratorio Division (Women), 2014! The winners will be announced in August. Very exciting! Click here to see the full listing of the finalists for this division. About The American Prize: The American Prize celebrates American excellence in the performing arts. TAP sponsors a series of annual, national, non-profit competitions, selecting the best recorded performances of music in the United States by individuals and ensembles at professional, college/university, church, community and secondary school levels. TAP provides cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition to composers, conductors, ensembles, vocalists, pianists, chamber musicians ...
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#AddAWordRuinAnOpera - Hilarious Twitter Fun!
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Twitter is a fast-paced form of social media. The messages are limited to 140 characters and are known as 'tweets.' We've seen it grow to a daily activity in the last few years and it's truly amazing that we can see how quickly ideas, trends, and social justice issues burn through Twitter and into the rest of the internet and actually create change. Placing a hashtag in front of a word on Twitter makes it easily searchable and helps Twitter track what is popular, or what Twitter calls 'what's trending.' So if you put a hashtag in front of a word or phrase and tweet things like #justsayin or #bacon, you can click on that word when your tweet is posted and you see every single other tweet that uses that hashtag (thus the word 'hashtag' has two meanings, one is the actual # sign (a/k/a the pound sign) and the other is the # sign plus the wo...
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