Soprano | Associate Director
Soprano Celine Mogielnicki is a versatile artist, recognized for her “delicious” (Opera Today) and “finely balanced" (NY Times) singing and recently hailed for singing “perfect in diction and phrasing…with powerful gradations of emotions” (Millbrook Independent). A graduate of the Juilliard School and Dawn Upshaw’s graduate vocal arts program at Bard College, Ms. Mogielnicki has performed with LA Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Bard Summerscape, Caramoor, Juilliard Opera, and DC Public Opera in both standard operatic repertoire and contemporary opera. Roles include Mimì, Governess, Micaela, Pamina, Marzelline and Musetta as well as world premieres of works by David T. Little (Vinkensport) and Missy Mazzoli (Song from the Uproar). Concert appearances include the National Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, National Music Festival, Southwest Florida Symphony, Friends of Mozart Society with conductor and pianist Will Crutchfield, Bel Canto at Caramoor, the Transfiguration Choirs of New York City, and guest engagements with Hudson Valley Chamber and the Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society. Ms. Mogielnicki is a winner of the John Erskine Prize for Artistic and Academic Achievement from the Juilliard School. Additional prizes include Philharmonic Society of Arlington and Sing for Hope foundation. Competitions include Career Bridges (finalist), Washington International Competition (finalist), the Deborah Voigt Vero Beach Opera Competition (semifinalist).
Celine has been teaching alongside her performing career since her undergraduate at Juilliard, where she was one of the few female ear training fellows under the tutelage of the legendary Mary Anthony Cox. Since then, she has taught at Juilliard Pre-College, Bronx House School for the Performing Arts, the Third Street Music School Settlement, Bard College Preparatory Division, and most recently joined the faculty of the Rome School for Music, Drama and Art at Catholic University where she teaches voice as part of the highly regarded Musical Theater program. She joins the Winter Harbor Music Festival as Artist faculty in the of Summer 2021.