Soprano TIFFANY DuMOUCHELLE, grand prize winner of the 2006 Mannes Concerto Competition and recipient of the prestigious Richard F. Gold Career Grant, is well known for her musical versatility and her championship of new music. In November, 2006, under the baton of Maestro David Hayes, Ms. DuMouchelle made her Lincoln Center debut as a soloist at Alice Tully Hall, performing Joseph Schwantner’s Shadowinnower and Black Anemones with the Mannes Orchestra. A specialist in new music, Ms. DuMouchelle has co-founded two contemporary music ensembles: Tonal Center Trio, with percussionist Stephen Solook and clarinetist Adam Berkowitz; and Aurora Borealis, a duo with Mr. Solook. A performing member of the New York Composers’ Circle and a member of the Areté Ensemble, she has appeared as a guest artist with the American Composers Alliance, Center for Contemporary Opera, Downtown Chamber Music Productions, Ensemble 212, Yale University’s Norfolk Contemporary Ensemble, the Mannes Contemporary Music Festival, and CIRCE.
Ms. DuMouchelle frequently commissions and premiers works by American composers. In the past three years alone, she has sung more then 30 premiers by such composers as: Adolphe, Cohen, Loeb, Russell, Tcimpidis, and Zannoni. Her performance repertoire includes: Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire; George Crumb’s Apparition and Night of the Four Moons; Luciano Berio’s Circles; Schwantner’s Sparrows; and Viñao’s Hildegard’s Dream. As a concert artist, Ms. DuMouchelle has appeared in such prestigious venues as: The New York Historical Society, The Center for Jewish History, The Polish Consulate, The Bruno Walter Auditorium, and The Ukrainian Institute. On the operatic stage, she has performed such roles as: Pamina, Anne Truelove, Susanna, Zerlina, and Abigail Williams. Her upcoming engagements include: a guest appearance with the Mannes Percussion Ensemble, performing Reich’s Drumming and the world premier of Zannoni’s Archers of Solitude; Miki’s Sohmon 3 for the New Music Mannes Festival; Moravec’s song cycle, Vita Brevis, with the New York Composers’ Circle. Ms. DuMouchelle is presently a Master of Music degree candidate at the Mannes College of Music where she also received her Bachelor of Music degree.