Soprano Tracy Satterfield has sung numerous leading operatic and musical theatre roles including Queen of the Night, Violetta, Cleopatra, Musetta, Susanna, Nellie Forbush and Marian Paroo. As a concert soloist she has appeared in Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s St. John Passion, Brahms’ Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, and Handel’s Messiah. She made her Lincoln Center Debut with Teatro Grattacielo as Lisabetta in Giordano’s La Cena delle Beffe. She has premiered chamber works for Aperio, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, the Foundation for Modern Music, and Composers Inc. and is the featured soprano on the recording Across Oceans: Chamber, Vocal and Solo Music by Thomas Osborne, released in 2016 and distributed by MSR Classics. She particularly loves singing art song and for several years ran a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting it.
In her role as an educator, Dr. Satterfield has taught voice in a number of settings, including Houston Grand Opera’s High School Voice Studio, Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, Houston Baptist University, Rice University, The Sound Singing Institute, and Texas Southern University. She also served on the faculty of the Vancouver International Song Institute. She has been a guest lecturer in vocal physiology, vocal health, art song literature, and foreign language diction. Specializing in healthy & physiologically sound vocal technique, Dr. Satterfield enjoys teaching singers of any age and experience level, in many musical styles.
Dr. Satterfield holds Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and a Bachelor of Music Degree from Western Washington University. She also studied the care of injured and disordered voices with Dr. Sharon Radionoff at the Sound Singing Institute in Houston, TX.