Elizebeth Barnes: Music

Mezzo-Soprano Elizebeth Barnes, praised for “singing and acting with assurance, liveliness and wit,” is a third generation opera singer and teacher following in the footsteps of her paternal grandmother, and mother. Currently based in the Washington, D.C. area, Ms. Barnes is passionate about opera and new music, and making those available to diverse audiences. Ms. Barnes has taught for In Home Music Teachers, M Institute for the Arts, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, as well as running an at home teaching business Montclair Music Lessons. Ms. Barnes enjoys an active performing and teaching career, and loves to share her love of music with her students.

Ms. Barnes has participated in The Aspen Opera Center, where she covered Countess Charlotte Malcolm in A Little Night Music. Ms. Barnes has also appeared in Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers: New Work Showcase, where she sang the title role in a selection from Albert Nobbs. As an Apprentice Artist with Sarasota Opera, she covered the role of Zweite Dame in Die Zauberflöte. Other roles include Prince Charmant, Dido, Dorabella, Jo March, and Cherubino. Ms. Barnes is an alumna of The Hartt School of Music, and received her Masters of Music from The Eastman School of Music.