Nicholle Bittlingmeyer, mezzo-soprano, recently completed her Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Queens College. Her past performance credits include Dido in Dido & Aeneas, the title role in Carmen, Mother Marie in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Arnalta and Valetto in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Maestra della novizie in Suor Angelica, Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte, and Paquette in Candide.
Her orchestral concert credits include The Angel in Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” and the Messenger in Handel’s “Judas Maccabaeus” with the QC Choral Society, the title role in Act II of Carmen in a French repertoire concert with the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra and New York Opera Exchange, as well as mezzo soloist in the world premiere of “1001 Voices” by Jack London and in Franzetti’s “Gauchito and the Pony”, with the Queens Symphony Orchestra.
She is currently the music director of Queen of Angels RC Church, where she is responsible for all music preparation and the direction of three choirs, and has sung in various choirs since the age of 6. She is a graduate of LaGuardia Arts H.S., where she made her stage debut as “Ruth” in The Pirates of Penzance. She has also performed in several scenes programs with Citywide Youth Opera and has participated in Master Classes with Erika Sunnegardh, Marnie Nixon, Patrice Munsel, and Frank LoPardo. Nicholle is currently studying with Sherry Overholt and is teaching voice and piano at the Cadenza Music Center. This is her second time performing with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble.