Pamela Beasley, Soprano

Soloist in the Symphony’s November 16 & 17, 2019 concerts

Pamela Beasley has sung leading and supporting operatic and musical theater roles with Fort Worth Opera, Birmingham Civic Opera, Pensacola Opera, Mobile Opera, Southern Regional Opera, Maxwell Theater Troupe, Southwestern Opera Theater and University of Montevallo Lyric Theater among others.  She was featured as soprano soloist at Carnegie Hall in a sacred choral concert and as a recitalist in Rome, Italy.  Her performance experience has also included oratorio and sacred concerts in Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and New York.

Locally, Pamela has appeared as soloist with the Virginia Consort, The Oratorio Society of Virginia, the Charlottesville Symphony, the UVA University Singers, University Chamber Singers and on the University of Virginia Chamber Music Series.  She has also been an active recitalist in various venues and in the universities where she has taught, including James Madison University, Mary Baldwin University, Liberty University, University of Mobile, University of South Alabama and Auburn University at Montgomery.

She has taught on the faculty of Operafestival di Roma, Rome, Italy.  Pamela has also served on the Performance Faculty of the University of Virginia since 2004 where she teaches voice and related courses and coordinates the classical vocal faculty.  She has served as Governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Alabama chapter and as a board member for the Virginia chapter of NATS.  Pamela is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda honorary societies, and holds degrees from Southwestern Seminary and the University of Montevallo with additional studies at Shenandoah Conservatory and Boston Conservatory.