Tracy Van Fleet

 
Seasons with Chorale: 19
Previous LAMC solos:
Voice Part CHORALE: Alto
Hometown: San Marino, CA
Education/Training: USC - Bachelor and Masters in Music: Vocal Performance; Apprentice with Opera Pacific; Lifelong learning from various teachers
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform? I am a guest soloist with orchestras and choruses throughout the United States and occasionally abroad. This season I will be the alto soloist with The Pasadena Symphony in the Mozart Requiem. Last year was the year of Beethoven's 9th, 9 performances in 2017! As a soloist: many in Los Angeles, March was in Germany with a multi-national production and December in Mexico.
Guest Appearances: Mozart Requiem, Beethoven 9, Verdi Requiem, oratorios: Pasadena Symphony, Santa Monica Symphony, Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río, Los Angeles Daiku, Lüneburg Symphony, Boca del Rio Orchestra, Japanese American Cultural Center Concert
Recording/TV/Film: James Newton Mass; Beethoven's 9th - Live from the Hollywood Bowl; The Gospel According to the Other Mary by John Adams; Vignettes: Ellis Island (a solo album); Górecki Miserere; A Good Understanding, Nico Muhly; You Are (Variations), Steve Reich; Itaipu, Philip Glass; Glass & Salonen; Soundtracks include Star Wars, Godzilla 2014; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014; Cowboys & Aliens; For Colored Girls; Lady in the Water; Click; miscellaneous video games
Highlights of your musical career: The recent concert in Germany with 280 in the chorus from all over the world - that was exciting! And, singing the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium… nothing like 40,000 people cheering you.
Favorite choral work(s): Bach B-Minor Mass
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience: Anytime we sang with the Luckman Jazz Orchestra. That is so much fun!
What are you listening to these days? If I'm not studying a specific piece it will probably be Brazilian Radio on Pandora.
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What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers? Anything the LAMC is singing, of course! Also, La Brea Tar Pits, everyone should go!! We premiered David O's piece A Map of Los Angeles and I loved the prehistoric creatures featured in it!! That would have been a 2-fer; LAMC and a reference to the Tar Pits.
CONCERT LINKS DATES
Rejoice! Brass Tidings
Mezzo Soprano, Gloria
12/13/2015
Today, Tomorrow & Beyond
Mezzo Soprano, Los Cantores de las Montañas
06/08/2014
Organ Extravaganza
Mezzo Soprano, Bright Mass with Canons
10/21/2012
Andes to the Sea
Mezzo Soprano, Los Cantores de las Montañas
04/29/2012
31st Annual Messiah Sing-Along
Mezzo Soprano, Messiah
12/12/2011
the little match girl passion
Mezzo Soprano, Mass
11/13/2011
Rejoice! Messiah
Mezzo Soprano, Messiah (Mozart)
12/12/2010
Composers from the Left Coast
Mezzo Soprano, Savage Altars
11/22/2009
Adams & Mozart
Mezzo Soprano, Requiem in D Minor, K. 626 (Levin)
10/18/2009
Haydn + Messiaen
Mezzo Soprano, Missa St. Bernardi von Offida (Heilig Mass)
05/03/2009
Spanish Renaissance and Mexican Baroque
Mezzo Soprano, Convidando esta la noche (How lively this night is)
02/10/2008
Hope
Mezzo Soprano, Mass in C Major, No. 317, K. 317 (Coronation Mass)
04/24/2005
Embrace
Mezzo Soprano, Requiem
01/23/2005
Harmonies of Grace
Mezzo Soprano, Haem Hashlishit (Mother's Lament)
09/29/2002
Triumphs of the Spirit
Mezzo Soprano, Requiem in D Minor, K. 626
02/03/2002
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