Carrie Henneman Shaw (soprano) premieres new works by CCS composers
Wednesday February 07, 2024 7:00pm
Old Little Theater
Internationally acclaimed soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw will be performing new works by CCS Music Composition students as the culmination of her artist residency here at UCSB. Come hear premieres by: Cameron Schubert, Zachary Davis, Lara Bartel, Angus Malcomson, Lillian Weichelt, and Lucian Parisi.
Praised in the New York Times “as graceful vocally as she was in her movements”, “consistently stylish” (Boston Globe), and as a “cool, precise soprano” (Chicago Tribune), Carrie Henneman Shaw is a two-time McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians winner (2010, 2017). She has premiered major works by such Minnesota composers as Jocelyn Hagen and Abbie Betinis, whose annual Christmas carols she records for Minnesota Public Radio, and sung American premieres by such composers as Georg Friedrich Haas, Hans Thomalla, and Augusta Read Thomas. In addition to her work as an interpreter of contemporary works, Carrie specializes in music of the 17th century and has performed operatic roles with one of America's leading Baroque opera companies, Boston Early Music Festival. Carrie is a member of Chicago's Ensemble Dal Niente, Quince Ensemble, and uluuul. She holds degrees in English and voice performance from Lawrence University and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She teaches at the University of Washington in Seattle.