Mezzo Sharon Annette Lancaster has the experience, versatility and technical capabilities to
perform a wide variety of repertoire. The warmth of her voice combined with her
sensitive musicianship make her an exceptional artist who captivates the hearts
of her listeners.
Audiences say, "We loved your programming variety and the warmth, sheer power, and
beauty of your voice."
Although she has sung most of her life, her singing career began in earnest after
her successful debut as a mezzo-soprano soloist at the Oberlin Conservatory's Baroque
Performance Institute, receiving a favorable review in the Cleveland newspaper,
The Plain Dealer. It said, in part, " Mezzo-soprano Sharon Annette Lancaster sang . .
. with warmth and agility."
Since then she has performed everything from oratorios to moody jazz throughout
Highlights of recent performances include a solo recital recorded and broadcast
by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and a televised performance at Bellevue
Square of the "Rolling Requiem" (Mozart's Requiem) in memory of those who
perished in the September 11th attacks.
A recent King County Journal article said of her, "[Ms Lancaster] lent her rich voice
to a free concert at Seattle Art Museum. . .before an appreciative audience."
Sharon graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Saskatchewan
and a Master's degree from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois.
She maintains a private voice studio, is a voice teacher at the new Duvall Performing
Arts school in Duvall, and is regular soloist at First Church of Christ, Scientist
Sharon is becoming increasingly well known in the Pacific Northwest and has performed
in Seattle, Eastern Washington, and in her home province of Saskatchewan, Canada.