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Ms. Tammy Hensrud

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Adjunct Professor of Voice

Phone: (516) ***-****  
Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead , New York 11550
United States

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Employment History


  • Master of Arts degree
    University of North Dakota
  • Master of Music
    University of North Dakota
  • Bachelor of Music Degree Degree , Cello Performance
    University of North Dakota
  • Master of Music Degree
    University of North Dakota
  • Artist Diploma
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In addition to her Metropolitan Opera appearance, Ms. Hensrud's engagements in the United States have included appearances with the Cleveland Opera as Nancy in Britten's Albert Herring, Isoletta in Bellini's La Straniera with the Opera Orchestra of New York, Nicklausse in Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffman with Liederkranz Opera, and a tour of the United States as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro with the New York City Opera National Company.
With more than 35 roles in her repertoire, Ms. Hensrud has enjoyed consistent critical acclaim.Switzerland's Opernwelt found her to possess " ... a remarkably beautiful Mezzo voice capable of many colors and nuances ... a singer who is also a natural actress."Her versatility has allowed her to successfully portray many pants roles from Mozart's Cherubino and Sesto, to Strauss' Octavian and Composer, as well as the Rossini heroines of Rosina, Cenerentola and Isabella.Her highly applauded European debut in Klagenfurt as Romeo in Bellini's I Capuleti e I Montecchi came while still in the Vienna State Opera's Young Artist Program.She recently created the role of Mozart in the New York premiere of The Jewel Box, a "new" Mozart opera by Paul Griffiths.
Ms. Hensrud maintains a busy concert and recital schedule.She has performed recitals in Germany, Austria and France and has recorded Gounod's Mors et Vita with the Netherlands Radio Orchestra.In the United States, Ms. Hensrud's performances have included a solo recital at Carnegie's Weil Recital Hall and on the main stage of Carnegie Hall as the Alto Soloist in the Messiah.She was heard at the Rutgers University SummerFest in Mahler's Kindertotenlieder and returned to Rutgers University as the Alto Soloist in Mahler's Third Symphony.She has toured the United States with the Trio, Solomania, through Columbia Artists Community Concert Series performing recitals with cellist Zvi Plesser and pianist Daniel Blumenthal.A most versatile artist, Ms. Hensrud opened the 2000 International Concert Series at Hofstra University with a recital devoted to the music of Kurt Weill.
As a proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Hensrud has sung the World Premiere Performance of Christoph Hohlfeld's Zwei Legenden for the Sud-Deutsche Rundfunk, Richard Yardumian's To Mary in Heaven, Richard Ratner's Spoon River Anthology, Mrs. Evans, in the Blitzstein/Lehrman Opera Sacco and Vanzetti, and with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra at Merkin Concert Hall, Gerold Chenoweth's Two Poems by E.E. Cummings to be released on CD later this year.
Ms. Hensrud began her career as a cellist and has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Cello Performance.She received a Fulbright Scholarship and continued graduate studies abroad at the Opernschule, Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart, Germany where she received an Artist Diploma.She has also studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and the Franz Liszt Musik Akadamie in Weimar, Germany.
Ms. Hensrud is Assistant Professor of Voice at Hofstra University and also a very in demand private voice teacher.
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A most versatile artist, Ms. Hensrud has performed extensively with the American Chamber Ensemble, New York Virtuosi, Chiari String Quartet, Ridotto Arts, Rutgers Sommerfest, and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra.
As a proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Hensrud has sung world premieres both in the US and in Europe and was recently featured as the Soprano soloist at Carnegie Hall in the world premiere performance of Gerald Custer's "Everything Indicates" and the world premiere performance of "I Speak of Peace" composed by Adolphus Hailstork in honor of President John F. Kennedy.
Ms. Hensrud frequently collaborates with esteemed Lutenist Christopher Morrongiello in programs dedicated to music of the Renaissance and Baroque and in 2008 founded Feminine Musique, a Recital Duo dedicated to the music of Women Composers, which has been heard throughout the United States and Europe.
Ms. Hensrud earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Cello performance and Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of North Dakota. She continued her post-graduate studies on Voice as the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in Stuttgart, Germany, where she received the Artist Diploma in Opera. Additional studies were at Salzburg's Mozarteum, the Franz Liszt Musik Akademie, and the L'ecole Hindemith in Vevey, Switzerland. In addition to her singing career, Ms. Hensrud is in demand as a Master Class teacher and adjudicator. She has served on the faculty of Hofstra University as Adjunct Professor of Voice since 2005 and on the guest Faculty of several prestigious Summer Vocal Young Artist programs.
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Currently, Greiche is studying voice with Tammy Hensrud, a professor at Hofstra University and a professional opera singer.
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