Sasha Piastro-Tedford

Music Lesson Instructor in Voice
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Contact Information
Email: setedford@gcc.edu

Sasha Piastro-Tedford

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Master of Music from Penn State University
  • DMA from Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University

Employment

  • Grove City College, 2011-present
  • Susquehanna University, 2007-2011
  • Lycoming College, 2006-2011
  • Penn State University, 2004-2006
  • Bucknell University, spring 2009 (temporary fill-in)

Selected Works

  • Britten’s The Little Sweep, Rowan, Microscopic Opera Company
  • Lizbeth, Lizbeth, Microscopic Opera Company
  • Nielsen’s Third Symphony, Soprano soloist, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Mozart Requiem, Soprano soloist, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Honegger’s King David, Soprano soloist, Messiah Choral Arts Society
  • Italian Connections, Soprano soloist, Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
  • Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Leïla, Center Stage Opera
  • Djamileh, Djamileh (cover), Opera Theater of Pittsburgh
  • Così fan tutte, Despina (cover), Emerald City Opera
  • Iolanthe, Celia, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Don Giovanni, Zerlina, Center Stage Opera
  • Handel’s Messiah, Soprano soloist, Messiah Choral Arts Society
  • The Telephone, Lucy, Lycoming College
  • Various Puccini and Donizetti arias, Soprano soloist, Penns Woods Festival Orchestra
  • The Magic Flute, Pamina, Pennsylvania State University
  • Die Fledermaus, Rosalinda, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Summer and Smoke, Alma Winemiller (Act I), Pennsylvania State University
  • Orfeo ed Euridice, Euridice, The Ellis School, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Crucible, Abigail Williams (Act III), Pennsylvania State University
  • Vaughan William’s Dona Nobis Pacem, Soprano soloist, Messiah College Choral Arts Soc.
  • Mozart’s Exultate, jubilate, Soprano soloist, Pennsylvania State University
  • Fidelio, Marzelline (Act I), Music Theater Bavaria

Academic Interests

  • Opera
  • Musical theater
  • Vocal pedagogy and literature
  • French art song
  • 20th-century opera

Courses Currently Taught

  • Studio Voice

Additional Courses Taught (GCC or Previous)

  • Voice Class

Other Interests

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Reading
  • Coffee/tea
  • Baking

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