About Luisa Rodriguez
Luisa Marie Rodriguez is a performer, a teacher, a conductor, and a very passionate vocal pedagogue. Always interested in growing and refining her teaching skills, Luisa has attended the Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy Workshop at New England Conservatory, Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Summer Institute at Shenandoah University, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Summer Workshop, all after graduating with her Master’s degree from CU-Boulder in 2014.
Luisa’s recent solo performances include a recital of Latin American Composers for Fr. Dyer United Methodist in Breckenridge, A recital on the music of Edvard Grieg for the Vesterheim Lodge of the Sons of Norway in Boulder, the role of Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, a collaboration on a concert of Latin American Composers at the Boulder Public Library, and the debut of an art song written for her by a Boulder-area composer using the poetry of e.e. cummings. She has recently performed as soloist for the Boulder Tuesday Morning Music Group (Schubert’s Shepherd on the Rock), the Voice of Reason Women’s Ensemble (Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes), the Rocky Mountain Chorale (Poulenc Gloria), the Colorado Masterworks Chorus (Handel’s Israel in Egypt), and with the Boulder Opera Company, Opera Colorado, the CU Opera Company, the Boulder Bach Festival, and Opera on Tap in a variety of performances. Luisa has performed musical theater roles in Side by Side by Sondheim, Patience or Bunthorne’s Bride by Gilbert and Sullivan, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, and Lil’ Abner. A highlight of Luisa’s professional career was performing at Carnegie Hall in Brahms’ Requiem under the baton of esteemed composer-conductor, John Rutter.
She has been invited to adjudicate competitions and to offer masterclasses of various kinds and is always enthusiastically helping others to find themselves as singers and performers in whatever genre is most meaningful to them. Along with several years of experience as a public & private school classroom Music teacher, Luisa is a choral conductor, directing a church youth ensemble called “The Hallelujah Chorus” and guest conducting for local and out-of-state groups.
Luisa is so excited to meet you, make beautiful music with you, geek out with you, and most of all to learn and grow musically and personally with you!