Marjorie Drysdale , soprano (Randolph)
Marjorie Drysdale is a singer, choir director, and music teacher.
is grateful for the many performance opportunities that Vermont has afforded her
40-year career, she
has appeared as soprano soloist with the Vermont Mozart Festival, the New England Bach Festival, the Oriana Singers, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra
, The Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, the Vermont Philharmonic, Opera North, Vermont Opera Theater, and Through the Opera Glass, among others.
favorite operatic role was Fiordiligi in Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte.
favorite musical theater role was Maria in "The Sound of Music.
In 1984, Marjorie
founded the auditioned chorus, "Sounding Joy!," which enjoyed a 28-year run under her
In 1998, she co-founded the annual Youth Musical tradition at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph and has served as music director ever since.
enjoys singing in Counterpoint
, running a children's choir, maintaining a small home studio, dabbling at composing, and walking her
A graduate of Middlebury College and the University of Michigan
, Marjorie lives in Randolph with her
husband, M. Dickey Drysdale