Gretchen Bruesehoff soprano

Gretchen Bruesehoff

About Gretchen Bruesehoff

Soprano Gretchen Bruesehoff is a native of Ocean City, NJ. Bruesehoff graduated from Elon University, NC, receiving her undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance. Bruesehoff received her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from The University of Iowa. She continued her studies at Oprenwerkstatt Lofer in Salzburg, Austria, The American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, and as an Opera Fellow at The Atlantic Music Festival in Waterville, ME. She is the soprano soloist on a world premiere Cornish Mass Recording and has performed in such notable venues as St. Patrick's Cathedral and Basilique Notre-Dame. 

Bruesehoff has performed the roles of Serpetta (La finta giardiniera), Adele (Die Fledermaus), Frasquita (Carmen), Valencienne (Die Lustige Witwe), Flora (La traviata), Giannetta  (L'elisir d'amore), and Ännchen (Der Freischütz). She has worked under such notable conductors as David Stahl and Eduardo Müller.

Gretchen has performed with the North Carolina Opera for the past five seasons and is so thrilled to continue working with the company. Gretchen currently teaches voice and music at Elon UniversityGretchen is also a yoga teacher and is working towards her YogaVoice certification to combine her love of music and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle for musicians.