Elizabeth Ann Murphy, a lyric soprano, is an active performer and voice instructor. She is a native of York County, Pennsylvania and studied voice with Margaret Moul Carli. She later studied voice with Klara Meyers while earning both an Undergraduate and Master's degrees in classical voice performance at Temple University in Philadelphia.

She has studied with soprano Tamara Matthews and currently is a student of Frederick Urrey. Elizabeth is the winner of numerous awards and competitions, including scholarships from the Pottstown Symphony Orchestra and the Kennett Symphony Orchestra. She was employed for nine years as the soprano soloist and section leader at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth maintains an active performing career. Some career highlights include engagements as soprano soloist for Mozart's “Missa Brevis” in Graz, Austria, as well as the role of Nerina, in Haydn's “Le Pescatrici,” a U.S. Premiere. In December 2009, she was the soprano soloist in Handel's “Messiah” at Bethany Lutheran Church in Denver, CO. In February 2010, Elizabeth performed the role of Mrs. McLean in Carlisle Floyd's opera “Susannah” with the Rutgers Opera Theater.

In 2002, she became adjunct music faculty at Arcadia University in Glenside, PA where she teaches Voice, Introduction to Music Listening, and Music History.

Recently relocated from the East Coast, Elizabeth is now a resident of Lakewood, Colorado (Denver area), where she maintains a private voice studio. She will receive her doctorate in voice from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, NJ in the spring of 2011

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2011 Performance Schedule
DMA Lecture Recital
April 7 at 4 p.m.
Barber's "Knoxville Summer of 1915"
and selections from Mayer's
"A Death in the Family"
Rutgers University
Schare Recital Hall
New Brunswick, NJ
FREE and open to the public
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Faculty Recital
Arcadia University
Sunday, April 17 at 4 p.m.
Castle Mirror Room
Works by Rameau, Mozart,
Clarke, Wolf and Britten
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Arcadia University
April - Date and time to be announced
Faculty Recital
Works by Rameau, Mozart,
Clarke, Wolf and Britten
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