Personal Summary / Bio
Rebecca Mariman, soprano, performs a broad spectrum of repertoire, from early oratorio and opera to contemporary works. A specialist in Baroque repertoire, she has appeared with leading early-music ensembles, including Tempesta di Mare, Brandywine Baroque, The Dryden Ensemble, and the Connecticut Early Music Festival.
Rebecca was selected as a Carmel Bach Festival Adams Fellow in 2010, where she has also sung as a soloist and member of the Festival Chorale. She has been a soloist with The Masterwork Chorus, Voices Chorale, Westminster Community Chorus and the Garden State Philharmonic Chorus. She is a long-time member of the early-music vocal ensemble, Fuma Sacra, led by Andrew Megill, and sings with many professional choirs on the east coast, including the Juneau Vocal Alliance, the choirs of St. Mary the Virgin (NYC) and St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia . Rebecca has given the first performance of works by Laurie Altman, Andrew Bleckner, and John Magnussen, and recently sang the New Jersey premiere of David Lang’s Little Match-girl Passion. She has performed under the direction of conductors including Joseph Flummerfelt, Paul Goodwin, Paul Salamunovich, and Bruno Weil.
Rebecca earned her BA in theater from Dickinson College and a Masters in voice performance from Westminster Choir College. She has studied Baroque opera and dance at Accademia D’Amore in Seattle and at the Queens College Baroque Opera Workshop. Highlights of the past year include performances of Faure’s Requiem, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Vaughn William’s Dona Nobis Pacem, and directing her daughter’s school play.