Originally from Mount Hope, New York, Mezzo-Soprano Lindsey Grebeldinger is a versatile singer and teacher with a love of many genres ranging from Musical theatre to opera, jazz and pop. She moved to the greater Washington, D.C. area in late 2014 for the position as an Alto Soloist in the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Army Voices. She continues to entertain audiences in uniform as a concert soloist and as an ensemble member for contemporary a cappella music.
While pursuing a Bachelor of Music Degree at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music, she began to explore her classical vocal palette through a diverse set of roles from operas such as Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (‘Olga’), Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (‘Witch’), to Ravel’s L’enfant et Les Sortilèges (‘Maman’ and ‘The China Cup’). She continued her studies at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, where she earned a master’s degree in music in 2013. Her most notable role with CCM Opera was her portrayal of ‘Mrs. Jones’ in Kurt Weill’s American opera Street Scene and was described as “especially charismatic” by The Cincinnati Enquirer. During that time, she also worked with the Cincinnati Opera and in 2013 appeared in their cabaret concert series of crossover repertoire which included scenes from a variety of vocal works, including Mozart’s opera, Idomeneo, and songs from musicals such as Hairspray, Phantom of the Opera, and Songs for a New World. In 2012, while studying under the tutelage of Nico and Carol Castel at the select Delaware Valley Opera Professional Artist Development Program, she performed the roles of ‘Emelia’ in Verdi’s Otello, ‘Lois Lane’ in Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate, and ‘Meg Page’ in Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Capable of performing in an array of classical and contemporary styles, Lindsey was given the rare opportunity of singing back-up vocals for international pop star, Josh Groban, during his world tour in 2013.
As a teacher, Lindsey encourages her students to abandon inhibitions and allow their creativity to flow freely. While raised in classical and musical theatre techniques, she is a firm believer that all genres of singing can be accomplished through healthful vocal production. Singing is about self expression and communication and Lindsey is adamant about helping her students find their voice.