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Cynthia Wohlschlager  Cynthia Wohlschlager, mezzo-soprano
Cynthia Wohlschlager is the vocal coordinator for Malone University as well as the founding artistic director of Malone Opera Theatre and a voice faculty member at The Cleveland Institute of Music. Performances have taken Cynthia to Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. A native of northeastern Ohio, she has performed operas through Opera Cleveland on Tour and The Akron Concert Society.   Ms. Wohlschlager has also taught for Case Western Reserve, The University of Akron, and the summer festival Sessione Senese per la Musica e l’Arte in Siena, Italy.  Highlights from recent seasons include Ludmilla from The Bartered Bride, Madame De Croissy from Dialogues of the Carmelites, Dritte Dame from Die Zauberflöte, Rahab from the new award winning opera Rahab by McDowell Fellow Jesse Ayers, Countess Almaviva from Le Nozze di Figaro, Gertrude  from  Hansel and Gretel,  soloist in Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Handel’s Deuches Arien, Jommelli’s Magnificat, and Anfossi’s Marian Litany, as well as a soloist at the Italian Spoleto Music Festival for the Concert of the Midnight Hour.  Ms. Wohlschlager is a recipient of the O.D. Taliferro Opera Scholarship and has won the Max Berman Award for Outstanding Vocal Performance, The Tuesday Musical Club Scholarship Competition and The Dewey and Mary Gilley Memorial Award for Distinguished Opera Performance.

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