Megan Renae Parker
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- Age Range: 30 - 40
- Vocal Range: Lyric Coloratura Soprano
- Eyes: Green
- Hair: Auburn
- Height: 5' 7"
Megan Renae Parker, Lyric Coloratura Soprano and cross-over artist graces operatic, musical theatre and concert stages alike. Hailed for her “superb showmanship” this two-time NW Regional MONC Finalist’s recent roles include Zerlina- Don Giovanni with Vashon Opera, Peaches/Baby Jane- Jerry Springer the Opera with Balagan Theatre, Adele- Die Fledermaus with Skagit Opera, Mabel- Pirates of Penzance with Tacoma Opera, Lucia- Lucia di Lammermoor with Skagit Opera conducted by Maestro Franz Vote, Bubikopf- Der Kaiser von Atlantis with Music of Remembrance conducted by Seattle Symphony's Ludovic Morlot, Musetta- La Bohème with Bellevue Opera, Marian Paroo- The Music Man and Guenevere- Camelot with Lyric Light Opera, & Giannetta- L'elisir d'Amore with Tacoma Opera & Skagit Opera.
Megan made her McCaw Hall debut as a guest artist with the Seattle Men’s & Women’s Chorus, bringing down the house with “Glitter & Be Gay” in celebration of their 30th Anniversary. Other recent concert engagements include Music of Our Time with Music Northwest, Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer’s Farewell Auschwitz, Simon Sargon's Shemà and Shostakovich's Jewish Folk Poetry, Op.79 with the Music of Remembrance, as well as the world premiere of a song cycle written by Lori Laitman with Music of Remembrance. Other favorites include Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes with The Inverse Opera & The Seattle Dance Project, The Brazenly Baroque Trumpet and The Color of Coloratura with the Federal Way Symphony, and Handel's Messiah & Mařenka in the Bartered Bride with the Auburn Symphony.
In the 2016-2017 Season Megan will perform Haydn's Missa in tempore belli with NW Sinfonietta. Megan is a 2008 Sun Valley Opera Competition Finalist, 2006 & 2007 Michael Mitchell Memorial Scholarship recipient, 2007 & 2008 Ladies Musical Club Solo Competition Finalist, 2007 Alan Lund Scholarship recipient, and 2007 & 2008 recipient of a training fund grant from the Seattle Opera Guild. Megan also helps produce monthly events as a Managing Diva of Opera On Tap- Seattle. http://www.operaontap.com/seattle/
Professions/skills: Voice Talent;Vocal Coach;Singer;Actor