Lynn Eustis

Chair of Voice Department; Associate Professor of Music, Voice | leustis@bu.edu| 617-358-7127

Room 420B, 855 Commonwealth Avenue

lynnLynn Eustis, soprano, appears regularly as a soloist with numerous professional organizations such as the Dallas Bach Society, the Fort Worth Symphony, Texas Ballet Theater, and the Æxxus Vocal Ensemble (NY). She has been heard internationally with the Americke Jaro Festival (Czech Republic), the Compania Lirica Nacional (Costa Rica), the Guangzhou Symphony, (China), and as a soloist at Chichester Cathedral (UK). She has sung over thirty operatic roles, most notably the title roles in Lucia di Lammermoor and The Daughter of the Regiment, Zerbinetta, Olympia, Pamina, Susanna, Rosina, and Gilda. Recordings include Carmina burana (Klavier Music Productions, 2003), featured soloist with Anam Cara on Innisfree (GIA Publications Choral Series, 2007) and the SCI Performers Series recording Portraits (Capstone, 2007). With Westminster Williamson Voices she appeared as the title soloist in the U.S. premiere of James Whitbourn’s Annelies: The Anne Frank Oratorio. Highlights among her many other concert performances include Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan Williams), both the St. John and St. Matthew Passions of Bach, Mozart’s C Minor Mass, Rutter’s Magnificat, and Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (Barber). In March 2010 she made her Carnegie Hall debut in Mozart’s Vesperae de Dominica.

Dr. Eustis is the author of The Singer’s Ego (Chicago: GIA Publications, 2005), and Finding Middle Ground (GIA, 2007 and 2009), two collections of music for teaching “in-between” voices (female and male). She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Florida State University and Bucknell University. Her students have been heard with the Opera Theater of St. Louis, Central City Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, the Ohio Light Opera, Opera North, Concert Royal (NYC), the Vancouver Early Music Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival, Amor Artis (NYC), the Brevard Music Center, Brooklyn Lyric Opera, and the Dallas Bach Society. A frequent lecturer on music of the Holocaust, Dr. Eustis is a native of Long Island, New York.