Voice Instrument: Alto
Callista Hoffman (mezzo-soprano) is from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and received a Master’s degree in Music from the University of Southern California. She received her BA in music from Notre Dame University.
An accomplished soloist and choral singer, this year will mark Callista’s ninth season as a member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. She has most recently been touring domestically and internationally as a member of their production of Orlando di Lasso’s Lagrime di San Pietro, directed by Peter Sellars. She has also sung with the Enlightenment Chamber Music Group, Horizon Group, and Golden Bridge. Solo work includes Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B Minor and St. Matthew Passion with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured artist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, singing as the alto soloist in the Mozart Requiem under the baton of Maestro Helmut Rilling, and with the Fresno Philharmonic, singing the same work. She can be heard on such films as Big Hero 6, Minions, Creed, Jumanji, A Wrinkle in Time, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and others.