Margaret is an emerging soprano living and working in the Twin Cities area. Most recently, she performed the role of Tum-Tum (Yum-Yum) in an adapted version of "The Mikado" with Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company directed by Rick Shiomi, in which she was lauded as having a "strong, pure voice (Cherry and Spoon)." Other credits include Venus in John Blow's "Venus and Adonis" at the Brooklyn Music School, Morpheus in Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld" and Suor Genevieffa in Suor Angelica at the University of Minnesota. Coming up, she looks forward to working on the role of Oberto in "Alcina" with Opera Reading Project and performing in the chorus of "La Belle Hélène" at Lakes Area Music Festival.
Notable training has included a residency in Brooklyn NY (Anthony Laciura, Thomas Muraco, Jan Prokop), International vocal program "Opera Viva" in Verona, Italy (Madelyn Gearheart, Katherine Ciesinski, David Jones), and the national Source Song Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Francois LeRoux, Arlene Shrut, Julius Drake, Olivier Godin, Abbie Betinis, and Libby Larsen).
Awards include second place at the 2019 Thursday Musical Competition in the Advanced College Division, second place at the 2018 MN-NATS competition, as well as third-place in 2015 following two consecutive first place wins in 2011 and 2012. Margaret is decorated as a Scholar of Distinction in Theater Arts by the Perpich School of Performing Arts.
Margaret just graduated with high distinction from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, where she studied with Jean del Santo. She is currently a student of Victoria Vargas.