SARAH E. MATIJASICSoprano

    Sarah Matijasic has been performing and singing since the age of ten. She discovered her passion for classical music in high school and went on to attend competitive voice programs and received awards and scholarships for music. She attended the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston as a vocal performance major. She performed major works under famous conductors at Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony Hall. Sarah has starred in many operas and musicals throughout her career as a young professional singer. Sarah enjoys teaching students of all ages and skill levels. She loves teaching and seeing her students become confident singers!

    New England Conservatory of Music
    Bachelors of Music
    Vocal Performance

    Teaching Experience:
    8+ Years

    SARAH E. MATIJASIC

    5907 Oram St., Dallas, Texas 75206 440-864-6129 Sarah.Matijasic@gmail.com 

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA: Bachelor of Music–Vocal Performance –May 2012
    Intermezzo Young Artist Program, 2007
    Oberlin Summer Vocal Institute, 2006
    Vermilion High School, Vermilion, OH: Graduate 2007

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

    Staff Soprano: St. Rita Catholic Community Church, Dallas August 2015 – Present
    Voice Teacher:

    • School of Rock Dallas September 2015 – Present
    • In Home Music Teachers March 2015 – Present
    • Magic Music April 2015 – Present

    Beauty Artist: Benefit Cosmetics October 2012 – January 2015
    Hair & Makeup Artist: On-figure photo shoot, Trunk Club, Chicago Special Event, September 2–3, 2014
    Trainer/Freelance Beauty Artist: Benefit Cosmetics June 2011 – September 2012
    Library Aid: Transcriptions, Archival Work, Research
    Spaulding Music Library, New England Conservatory of Music Jan 2008 – December 2011

    MUSICAL THEATER/OPERA – PARTIAL ROLES AND SCENES

    Opera/Musical

    Hansel & Gretel
    West Side Story
    Cosi Fan Tutte
    Kismet
    Ragtime
    Wicked
    Godspell
    Dido & Aeneas

    Role

    Sandman
    Featured
    Fiordiligi
    Principal
    Mother
    Galinda
    Principal
    Ensemble

    Scene

    Children’s Prayer/Sandman’s Song
    I Feel Pretty
    Duet: Prendero
    And This is My Beloved

    MUSICAL THEATER/OPERA – FULL ROLES

    Opera/Musical

    Carousel
    Music Man
    Guys & Dolls
    A Game of Chance (Seymour Barab) First Knitter

    Role

    Nettie
    Marian
    Sarah Brown

    RECITALS & OTHER PERFORMANCES

    Boston Metro Opera’s inaugural concerts: Performed various
    works by Mozart, Schubert, Faure, and Sondheim

    CHORAL SOLOS

    Mozart – Requiem, Haydn – Creation
    Orff – Carmina Burana

    DEGREE RECITAL AT NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY

    Performed works by: Vivaldi, Bach, Santoliquido, Schubert, Wolf, Duparc, and also premiered a new work, “Light Up the Cave”, a song cycle
    by Katherine Balch featuring the poetry of Anne Sexton.

    VOICE TEACHERS:

    Karen Holvik (New England Conservatory, Boston)
    Vinson Cole (New England Conservatory, Boston)
    Gerald Crawford (Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio)
    Dawn Mahy (Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio)
    Salvatore Champagne (Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio)

    VOICE COACHES

    Michael Strauss (NEC, Boston)
    Tanya Blaich (NEC, Boston)
    John Heiss (NEC, Boston)
    Yoko Kida (NEC, Boston)
    Brett Hodgdon (NEC, Boston)

    AWARDS

    NFAA Young Arts – Honorable Mention
    National Choral Award
    First Round Finalist: Classical Singer Competition

    CONDUCTORS

    Benjamin Zander
    John Rutter
    Hugh Wolf