A California native, soprano Carolyn Ingalls grew up immersed in music and took lessons in piano, clarinet, and voice. She was also very active in children’s musical theatre productions, national band and choral performances and competitions, and received a California Music Teachers Association Certificate of Merit Senior Award in 2002 for piano.
She has performed the roles of Adalgisa (Norma), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), and Julia Jellicoe (The Grand Duke). Partial roles include Governess and Miss Jessel (The Turn of the Screw), Marguerite (Faust), the title role in Natalia Petrovna, Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), 1st Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos), and Blanche (Dialogue of the Carmelites).
Carolyn appeared in Viterbo, Italy, with the International Lyric Academy and sang in a Masterclass for International Conductor Maestro Stefano Vignati. She has worked with with Lowell House Opera, New England Light Opera, The MetroWest Choral Artists, Longwood Opera, The MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Opera Showcase, and Cambridge Summer Opera.
She holds a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from The Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from the University of Redlands. She currently resides in San Francisco, California.