Lori Fredrics Lori Fredrics

Born in New York City, soprano / educator Lori Joachim Fredrics is presently expanding her career from the opera house and concert hall into the area of vocal jazz. Lori is, indeed, a rare breed among operatic soprano/mezzo-sopranos, as she is equally at home singing avant garde new music, 'legit' musical theatre, standard and scat-style jazz, as well as pop- style background vocals.She is known for her rich vocal tone, expressive interpretation, precise intonation, accurate musicianship and incredibly clear diction in four languages. She is a knowledgeable exponent of art song repertoire, specializing in the works of Schumann, Mahler, Ravel, and Faure as well as works by contemporary American composers, including those by her husband, Howard Fredrics. She also regularly performs jazz standards including Strayhorn/Ellington Classics, Gershwin, Weil, modern jazz compositions and well known virtuostic vocalese favorites such as “Twisted” by Annie Ross, “The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines” first heard on Joni Michell's Mingus Album and her own version of “Moody's Mood for Love”.

Lori has performed as a backing vocalist for bands and songwriters since the very beginning of her career, most recently, she recorded as a guest vocalist on “Simple” a track on Madding Crowd's new CD single entitled” Modern Man”.

As a University instructor of voice and private coach to many professional singers, Lori has been a mentor to performers on both sides of the atlantic.

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Tags

Primary Instrument

Vocalist

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Bachelor of Music in Music management William Paterson University Master of Music in Voice Performance Univerity of Texas at Austin Has taught singing on faculty at William Paterson University, Texas A&M University, Kingston University of London and has served as an applied music consultant for Brown University of Providence RI. Rates £40.00 per hour Over twenty years private studio instructor Areas of Instruction 1

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Albums by Lori Fredrics

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