Malinda Dix-Hunt

dramatic soprano

Future Engagements

  • Aida at Tifereth-Israel Congregation, DC; Fall 2008
  • Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center, DC; 2008-2009
  • Solo Voice Recital at Tifereth-Israel Congregation, DC; February TBA, 2009

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SUGGESTED ROLES

  • Aida Aida
  • Tosca Tosca
  • Suor Angelica Suor Angelica
  • Serena Porgy and Bess
  • Handels Messiah
  • Verdi's Requiem

ORATORIO W/ ORCHESTRA

  • Jesu, der du meine Seele for First Congregation Churches, DC; May 2008
  • Rutter's Requiem for First Trinity Lutheran Church, DC; November 2007
  • Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4 for First Trinity Lutheran Church, DC; April 2006
  • Messiah for Zion Missionary Baptist Church, KY; December 2005
  • Messiah for Zion Missionary Baptist Church, KY; December 2004
  • Messiah for Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, DC; December 2004
  • Verdi Requiem for St. Ann's Catholic Church, DC; May 2001
  • Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with Trinity Chamber Orchestra, DC; May 1999
  • Canteloube Chants d'Auvergne with Trinity Chamber Orchestra, DC; May 1999
  • Mozart Exsultate Jubilate with McLean Youth Orchestra, VA; June 1998

OPERA W/ ORCHESTRA

  • Aida Cover Aida for The Aria Club of Greater Washington DC; October 2008
  • Chorus Bit Porgy and Bess for Washington National Opera, DC; November 2005
  • Hannah Kennedy Mary Stuart for Opera Bel Canto Washington, DC; June 2005
  • Leonora Il Trovatore with the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra, Czech Republic; July 2001
  • Rachel Cobbs (premiere) A Georgetown Magnificat for Georgetown Visitation Preparatory, DC; June 1999
  • Christina (premiere) No Greater Love for The Catholic University of America (CUA) DC; February 1998
  • La Contessa Almaviva (cover) Le nozze di Figaro for The Summer Opera Theatre Company, DC; June 1997
  • Cio-cio-san Madama Butterfly for CUA, DC; September 1996
  • Suor Angelica Suor Angelica for CUA, DC; October 1995

OPERA SCENES

  • Mary, Mother of Jesus Passion for Waundell Saavedra (WS) at Christ and St.Stephen's Episcopal Church, NY 2007
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus Passion for (WS) at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, NY; June 2006
  • Mary, Mother of Jesus Passion for (WS) at Park Avenue Methodist Church, NY; September 2005
  • Tosca Tosca Acts I & II for The Martina Arroyo Foundation, NY; Fall 2004 
  • Tosca Tosca for Crittenden Opera Studio (COS) DC; July 2004
  • Rosalinda Die Fledermaus for COS, DC; July 2004
  • 3rd Friend Ballad of Baby Doe for COS, DC; July 2004
  • Leonora Il Trovatore for Fieri International Washington, DC; April 2004
  • Desdemona Otello: Alive for Washington National Opera Education, DC; 2001
  • Elvira Ernani for Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium (SVAS) Italy; July 2000
  • Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte for SVAS, Italy; July 2000

Music Ministry

  • Cantor at First Trinity Lutheran Church; Jan' 2006 - present
  • Substitute1st Chair Soprano, at Trinity Church; December 2003 
  • 2nd Chair Soprano for Music Director, Dr. Lawrence P. Schreiber at National City Christian Church; 1994 - 2001

Education & Training

VOCAL STUDIES

  • Jean Carter
  • Todd Duncan
  • Regina McConnell (CUA)
  • Charles Williams (Levine School of Music, DC)

REPERTOIRE STUDIES

  • The Martina Arroyo Foundation
  • Dr. Michael Cordovana (CUA)
  • Richard Crittenden Opera Studio
  • Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium

Quotes

"It is a big voice of rich warm tone and intense, expressive power."  Joseph McLellan, Sr. Music Critic Emeritus, "The Washington Post," Thursday, October 12, 1995

"Her voice was lovely and expressive and she knew how to act with it."  Joseph McLellan, Sr. Music Critic Emeritus, "The Washington Post," Saturday, September 28, 1996

"An exceedingly great talent born to sing!"  Todd Duncan, interview by author in person, Washington DC, August 1998

"Your wonderful voice took our collective spirits to a level as high as the stellar notes you reached."  Shirley P. Johnson, Program Manager, National and Community Relations, Shell Oil Company, Houston TX, September 11, 2001