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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.

As a German speaker, you might have guessed I love to sing in German.

Yes, I also coach German diction for soloists and choirs. Click on "Contact me" to find send me details on your project.

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. I recommend starting with the Bach.

Take Me to Bach

  • Nicole Warner

    “Baritone Sundberg and mezzo-soprano Warner brought focused, warm sounds and musical depth to their interpretations of the vocal solos.”

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Nicole Warner

    “Your voice is like molten honey!”

    Assistant Conductor of the Chippewa Valley Symphony

  • Nicole Warner

    “Es ist Vollbracht was so moving, I had tears in my eyes, your rendering of the words and text and emotion was so honest and heart wrenching.
    ...it was a wonderful spiritual experience to hear your perform those two arias.”

    Music Director at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, North St. Paul, MN

  • Nicole Warner

    “When you sing, every note is a prayer.”

    Basilica de Guadalupe in Mercedes (Argentina)

  • Nicole Warner

    “Yang blended voices with Nicole Warner, as her companion, Ursule, in a delicate nocturne, „Nuit plaisible et sereine,“ kin to the exquisite „Nuit d’ivresse“ in „Les Troyens.“”

    Theaterscene.net

  • Nicole Warner

    “Jung-A Lee, Nicole Warner and Jennifer O’Laughlin pertly headed the distaff contingent.”

    The Westsider

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.

Possibilities (Podcast)

Earlier this year I took the Akimbo Podcast Workshop (definitely recommend if you have never podcasted and don't know where to start) and started a podcast for my German business.

One of the best parts of taking a workshop like that one is connecting with other people who are learning to podcast or have started podcasting and they come back to support the first-time learners.

Then sometimes you get asked to be on another podcast!

Craig Constantine asked, so we recorded this podcast yesterday,…

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Let's Call it What it is: STE_M

We have a lot of STE_M culture - science, technology, engineering and math.

STE_M culture allows us to be right or wrong. To hypothesize, test, and review.

It's possible to seemingly perfect these things.

It's possible to compete because these things are perfectly measurable.

Measure something that's 5 inches in diameter, use mathematical formulas, build a robot, determine how to make dirty water clean again.

It's HOT right now. STE_M has been hot for years. Go on LinkedIn, any organization…

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Culture vs. Entertainment

One of the main observations I've had since I moved back to the U.S. (from Germany in 2008) is this:

We live in a culturally poor culture.

There are a lot of bombastic experiences to be had here, you can go on a show that's all about "ninja warriors." You can go on national/international television and be lambasted for singing out of tune. You can be 8 years old and be called the next big opera singer.

(Aside: *facepalm*)

That isn't culture, though. It may include expectations, backgroun…

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