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CHS Distinguished Alumni
Margaret Ann McConnel Singer
Class of 1956

Margaret Ann McConnel SingerMargaret Ann McConnel Singer is an internationally recognized musician. Ms. Singer was born in Crescent, February 14, 1939 to John and Margaret Acton McConnel. She received her first piano instruction from Mrs. Arthur Fleming in 1944 and played her first solo piano recital at age ten assisted by Joan Booth Jones. Ms. Singer's educational accomplishments at Crescent include being Salutatorian of the High School, Class of 1956.
Ms. Singer attended Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony for the first time in the summer of 1951 and continued attending regularly until 1957. As a result of this camp, Ms. Singer accompanied more than 65 performances of Humperdink's "Hansel and Gretal" throughout the southwest and in Chicago, as well as other operas and recitals, and played the oboe in the orchestra. Ms. Singer continued her education at Oklahoma College for Women after graduation from CHS, where she studied with Jacque Abram, Artist in Residence. She graduated OCW in 1960. As a result of winning the Bloch Memorial Award in 1960, she appeared with the Oklahoma City Symphony, under the direction of Guy Fraser Harrison.
A recipient of a Fulbright grant for further sudy at the Royal Academy of Music, London, Ms. Singer was awarded several prizes for solo playing with the Academy orchestra during her time in London.
After returning to the USA, and settling in New York, Ms. Singer served on the faculties of the Diller-Quaile School of Music, Turtle Bay Music School, and was engaged as Vocal Coach at the American Opera Center at the Julliard School of Music. She served as Assistant Conductor at the New York City Opera, Vocal Music Director for the Rhode Island Festival of the Arts, and was Head of the Apprentice Coach program at the Berkshire Music Festival at Tanglewood. Ms. Singer served as Assistant Conductor at the San Francisco Opera, and as Vocal Coach for the Merola Opera Program in San Francisco. She was Music Administrator of the Opera Company of Philadelphia, did musical preparation for the Washington, D.C. Opera, the Philadelphia Orchestra and Asolo Operain Sarasota, Florida. During this time Ms. Singer played solo recitals and appeared as accompanist with many singers and instrumentalists, including appearances at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall and in England, Scotland, Italy, Luxembourg and Iceland. Ms. Singer moved to Hannover, Germany in 1986, working for three years as Coach with the Opera Company of Lower Saxony; appearing there also as soloist with orchestra, and in solo recitals and as accompanist. In 1989, she moved to Karlsruhe, Germany to become Artistic Assistant to Professor Ulf Hoelscher, Violinist at the State Concervatory of Music. She worked during the school holidays for the Canadian Opera Company, the University of Miami (Florida) Summer School in Salzburg, and the Carl Flesch Academy for Stings in Baden-Baden.
Since October 2000, Ms. Singer is head of the Opera Department, as guest professor at the Mozarteum, in Salzburg, Austria. She commutes to Paris one day a week to work with the Apprentice Coaches at the Paris Opera, and two days a month working with the young singers at the training program of the Opera of the Rhine in Stasbourg.
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