A young Mezzo Soprano with a “riveting voice” (Conductor Phil Baumann, LaPorte Herald) Sandra Maytan “has been given a magnetic stage presence” (Umea Post, Sweden) and was recently lauded in the Early Music America Magazine as “Most striking was the rich, generous mezzo of Sandra Maytan” for her appearance at this year’s Boston Early Music Festival.
She currently teaches as an adjunct professor for voice at Grand Valley State University, MI and the Grand Rapids Girls Choral Academy. Born and raised in Germany, Sandra studied voice with Countertenor Alejandro Garri in Frankfurt, Germany, Wolfgang Holzmair, Austria, Prof. Patricia Stiles at Bloomington IU, Prof. Tracy Watson, at Roosevelt University, Chicago and Nicholas Loren, Holland.
Sandra Maytan was a featured soloist at the Kronberg Summer Festival, Germany, and the Allegro Vivo Summer Festival in Austria. Besides the traditional oratorio repertoire, she has also premiered several contemporary oratorios and has appeared as a soloist and recitalist in Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Sweden, England and the United States. A singer in demand Sandra Maytan has recently soloed with the LaPorte Symphony Orchestra, the South Shore Orchestra, the Grand Valley State University’s Orchestra, the Grand Rapids Bach Choral, the Bahai House of Worship in Chicago, the Boston Early Music Festival and the Calvin College Oratorio Society.
Performances during the 2011-12 season include appearances in the September Fall Arts Wind Harmonie Concert, a Wollf-Schumann-Mozart Song Recital at Grand Rapids Community College, Cornerstone University and the Free@3 recital series in Holland, Manuel da Falla’s Ballett “El Corregidor y la Molinera”, Vivaldi’s Gloria with the Grand Valley State University Orchestra, and spring recitals at the GVSU Arts@noon, the faculty recital and the Park Church music@noon recital series.
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