Beth Allen-Gardner is praised for a
voice that is "beautiful, fresh-sounding...stylish and expressive"
and which "moves with ease" throughout her register. Classical Voice of North Carolina has described
her singing as "expressive and technically virtuosic." Beth earned her Bachelor of Music with
distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008), where
she studied with Professor Barbara Ann Peters and Doctor Jeanne Fischer. She
won second place as a freshman at the Mid-Atlantic Regional NATS Auditions and first
place at The NC Chapter of NATS Auditions during both her junior and senior years at
Carolina. Notable performances include
the role of Despina in UNC Chapel Hill Opera's production of Mozart's Così fan tutte, soloist as a Concerto
Competition winner, and featured soloist in the UNC Chapel Hill Symphony
Orchestra's Spring Benefit Concert. In
addition, Beth has appeared as soprano soloist in several performances of Handel's
During her current tenure with the renowned Bach Choir of Bethlehem,
PA, Beth has been soloist a number of times for Conductor Greg Funfgeld. She has been heard as soloist on the NJ/PA
radio station WWFM, and has been recorded by National Public Radio. Currently, Beth looks forward to creating the role of the "Unknown Maiden" in the world premiere of Chuck Holdeman's opera Young Meister Bach in 2014. In
addition to presenting recitals and performing as recurrent soloist for several
churches, Beth owns and manages Beth Allen-Gardner Music Studio, where she
teaches both Voice and Piano.
Beth has recently been accepted to graduate school and eagerly anticipates earning her Master of Music Performance Degree in Vocal Pedagogy as the next big step to further her performance and teaching careers.