Erin Schwab, soprano
Erin Schwab is an operatic soprano based in northern NJ. She recently completed her graduate studies in Vocal Performance at Rutgers University - Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she studied with Judith Nicosia. Further studies include the Chautauqua Institution Voice Program (2015), and the Castleton Artists' Training Seminar (2012-2014). This past summer, she was a resident of the 2018 Crested Butte Opera Studio, where she sang the role of Nannetta in Verdi's "Falstaff".
Other operatic roles include Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Venus (Venus & Adonis), Soeur Constance (Les Dialogues des Carmélites), La Princesse (L'enfant et les sortilèges), Xan (Regina), Ginevra (Ariodante), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), Noémie (Cendrillon) and Lucy Lockit (The Beggar's Opera). Erin has appeared in the opera choruses of Bizet's "Carmen," "Verdi's "Otello," Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," as well as Puccini's "La Bohème," & "Madama Butterfly"
Erin has been featured in scenes from The Turn of the Screw (Governess), "L'elisir D'amore" (Adina), "Die Zauberflöte" (Erste Dame), "Die Lustige Witwe" (Valencienne), "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Susanna), "Fidelio" (Marzelline), "Der Freischütz" (Annchen), "Don Pasquale" (Norina), "Così fan Tutte" (Fiordiligi), and "La Fille du Régiment" (Marie).
An accomplished concert soloist and choral singer, Erin has performed numerous works abroad and in the U.S. at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and more. She has served for 8 years as a soloist and section leader at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ringwood, N.J. and for 3 years as the Assistant Director of the Lakeland Regional High School Chorale in Wanaque, N.J.