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Welcome!

I'm Nicole Warner and I'm a classically trained mezzo-soprano. I'm an active soloist and small ensemble singer and I've sung everything from Bach's b minor Mass to Mozart's Requiem and from house concerts to funerals.

I live in my chosen home of Milwaukee, WI. My "day job" is running GermanWithNicole.com, where I teach German and coach German Diction, and the combination of music and language is really pretty awesome.

Enough about me, let's get to some fun facts.

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By the number--fun facts about my singing career

5
times I've sung Mozart's Requiem
3
continents I've sung solo on
6
US States I've sung solo in
20+
years I've been singing professionally

 

Here You Can Read, Listen and Watch:

This website is the hub of information for my singing and where you'll find all the information. Check out the tiles below, visit the other pages on this site, and be sure to listen in the media room.

Thanks for visiting and enjoy!

Read my blog "Open Intervals"

Read blog posts about my singing adventures, what it means to be a creative professional, and a few fun stories that have happened along the way.

To the Blog

Find out about Upcoming Performances

To find out about upcoming performances I have, visit the calendar page. You can sign up for my monthly emails, too.

To the Calendar

Dive into the Media Room

In the Media Room you can watch videos, listen to recordings, and find recordings to purchase on CDBaby.com and other sites. There's more to come in 2020!

To the Media Room

Recent Posts from my Blog "Open Intervals"

Here are the three most recent blog posts and you can read all of them by clicking "blog" at the top of this page.

The Elm Ensemble Has a YouTube Channel!

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The Elm Ensemble has posted videos from our April 2019 Evensong project, which was called "Hope for the Journey."

On that program we sang several moving pieces and now the recordings are up on YouTube.

It's truly a pleasure to sing with the Elm Ensemble as we gather together in Dexter, MI for a weekend and there are a wide variety of singers, from local church choir singers to professionals from out-of-state.

I cannot tell a lie, the post-service reception is one of my favorite parts. Having...

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One Good Thing: "This Year"

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A couple of months ago several other singer friends and I decided to start a group meeting and the entire purpose, beyond staying connected to people in this absolute 3-ring trash fire/dumpster fire/tire fire of a year was to simply share one good thing.

No matter how small, it all counts.

We've talked about conversations we've had, people we've connected with again, the stress of the current situation and all the things we do not know.

Among all of the stressful and horrible things we've...

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Free German Diction Class

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On April 7th I offered a free German Diction class for singers and voice teachers and it was an absolutely lovely time.

There were singers and teachers from Virginia to Colorado and from one part of Minnesota to another.

Here's what we covered (and all of this in 90 minutes!):

  • how the German vowel:constant ratio differs from English
  • how German children learn to read and how that instructs singers on German diction
  • the Ich-Laut
  • the Ach-Laut
  • pronouncing the German "w" or /v/ sound
  • an overview...

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