Biography

Soprano Melissa Heath enjoys a varied career of opera, concert and recital work. She received her Bachelors degree in voice from Brigham Young University (2003), and her Master’s Degree in voice from the University of Utah (2009). Ms. Heath currently studies with Dr. Robert Breault.

Roles

  1. Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto with La Musica Lirica, Cesena, Italy
  2. Poppea in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  3. Amy in Adamo’s Little Women at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  4. Quartet (Soprano 1) in Adamo’s Little Women at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  5. Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  6. La Ciesca in Puccini’s Cainni Schicchi at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  7. Marianne in Mechem’s Tartuffe at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  8. First Lady in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  9. Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Concerts and Oratorios

  1. Salt Lake Symphony’s production of Scarlatti’s Christmas Cantata, Salt Lake City Utah
  2. Ballet West’s production of Orff’s Carmina Burana, Salt Lake City, Utah
  3. Salt Lake Choral Artists production of Rutter’s Mass of the Children, Salt Lake City, Utah
  4. Alpine Choir and Orchestra’s production of Mozart’s Requiem, Alpine, Utah
  5. Murray Symphony Orchestra’s production of Brahm’s Requiem, Murray, Utah
  6. Salt Lake Choral Artists production of Rutter’s Requiem, Salt Lake City, Utah
  7. Salt Lake Choral Artists production of Faure’s Requiem, Salt Lake City, Utah
  8. Paradigm Orchestra’s production of Orff’s Carmina Burana, in Sandy, Utah
  9. Murray Symphony Orchestra’s production of Handel’s Messiah, in Murray, Utah
  10. Salt Lake Choral Artists production of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, in Salt Lake City, Utah

Competitions
Ms. Heath placed first at the NATS Utah Northern competition in 2008, and was both a State and Regional Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council competition in 2006

Teachers
Robert Breault
Lila Stuart-Bachelder
Rebecca Wilberg

Coaches
Jeffrey Price
Paul Dorgan
Ubaldo Fabbri

Conductors
Robert Baldwin
Terence Kern
Mack Wilberg
Brady Allred
Joel Rosenberg
Joseph Rescigno

Ms. Heath lives in Murray, Utah with her son, Joey, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, shopping and traveling.