Grotto

Debra Lambert

Chair, Department of Music and Vocal Arts

Program Director, Musical Theatre

Co-director, Music Theatre Conservatory

Leading roles/soloist: San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera Center, Oakland East Bay Symphony, San Francisco’s Pocket Opera, Lake George Opera, Connecticut Opera, West Bay Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Cabrillo Music Festival, Bear Valley, Mendocino, San Francisco Music Festivals, Rossini Festival at Carnegie Hall; American Musical Theater of San Jose (7 shows), Henry Street Playhouse (NY), Hartford (CT) Summerstage.

Favorite roles: The Cat (Mollicone’s Starbird), The Old Prioress (Dialogues of the Carmelites), La Principessa (Suor Angelica), The Mother (Menotti’s The Consul), Rosina (Barber of Seville), Madame Armfeldt (A Little Night Music), both Phyllis and Heidi (Follies).

Televised: Die Fledermaus (Orlofsky), Otello (Emilia), Bernstein Mass (Blues Singer).

Other teaching: American Conservatory Theatre, Santa Clara University, NDNU Music Theater Conservatory.

Students: Broadway (Jason Robert Brown’s 13, A.L. Webber’s Bombay Dreams, Annie Get Your Gun with Bernadette Peters), Opera San Jose, New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music.