©2018 by Stephanie DePrez.

STEPHANIE DEPREZ

Soprano

 

BIOGRAPHY

Stephanie’s recent roles include Woglinde in "Das Rheingold" with the Dramatic Voices Program Berlin, conducted by Byron Knutson, and Gerhilde in "Die Walküre" with the Manhattan Opera Studio, conducted by Benoit Renard. In the summer of 2019, Stephanie made her Carnegie Hall debut at a sold-out concert in the Weill Recital Hall, singing the role of Santuzza in a scene from "Cavalleria Rusticana." 

Stephanie sang the lead role of Susan B. Anthony in Opera UCLA's spring 2018 production of “The Mother of Us All.” Previous roles include Aunt Norris in “Mansfield Park,” Dorothée in “Cendrillon,” Antonia in “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” and Béatrice in “Béatrice et Bénédict.” Stephanie has been featured in recital with LA Opera Composer-in-Residence Matthew Aucoin and composer Mark Carlson. She has sung master classes with Stephanie Weiss, Gidon Saks, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Steven Blier and John Bucchino. 

Stephanie frequently gives collaborative recitals. In 2019 she sang selections from Strauss’ “Sechs Lieder” (Brentano) with pianist Michael Sikich with the Dramatic Voices Program Berlin. The program included the rarely-performed final song, “Lied der Frauen.” In the 2018-2019 season, Stephanie joined Steinway Artist Leann Osterkamp in their hometown of Denver, Colorado for two recitals.

Stephanie performed as an inaugural member of the UCLA Ensemble Artist Program, an educational collaboration with GRAMMY® nominated Seraphic Fire. She performed as a guest artist with Seraphic Fire during their 2017–2018 season across southern Florida in Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” and Arvo Pärt’s “Passio,” and again in August at the Professional Choral Institute at Aspen Music Festival and School. As a member of the UCLA Chamber Singers, Stephanie was a frequent soloist, most recently singing the role of Dido in concert.


Stephanie DePrez holds a Masters in Music in Voice from the University of California Los Angeles, where she was the recipient of the Mimi Alpert Feldman Scholarship for Voice and the Fritz Altmann Scholarship, and was the 2018 Graduate Commencement Speaker. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Film Production/Television Studies from the University of Notre Dame and is featured on Notre Dame’s Grotto Network as the subject of the short film, “Singing Opera to Bring Beauty to the World.” 


Stephanie is a trained actor. She studied at The Groundlings School and Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles. She has performed stand-up comedy in LA and Denver, and is currently an in-demand comedian in Vienna, recently opening for Edinburgh Fringe Festival winner Tony Law.


Stephanie grew up in Denver, Colorado and lives in Vienna, Austria. She studies with Sylvia Greenberg and Linda Watson.