We would like to congratulate and welcome Elizabeth Hunter Ashley as our newest professional of the year. Her biography reads as follows:
Elizabeth Hunter Ashley
Title: Vocalist and Musician
Industry: Entertainment/Vocal Education
Type of Organization: Self-Employed
Major Product/Service: Providing a variety of operatic and vocal performances; Teaching vocal
Expertise: Ms. Hunter Ashley serves as a professional Lyric Coloratura Soprano. She specializes as a soloist in Oratorio, Opera, Concert, Sacred, Musical, and Cabaret. Ms. Hunter Ashley teaches privately, with the San Francisco Girl’s Chorus and with the Young Women Choral Project of San Francisco. She also coaches High School choirs and soloists. Ms. Hunter Ashley volunteers as a soloist for charitable organizations. She consistently serves as a Soloist with the Blackhawk Chorus and the San Ramon Valley Chorale. Ms. Hunter Ashley is responsible for adjudicating competitions for both the National Association of Teachers in Singing and the California Music Educators Association. She is also a professional church musician and orchestral concert soloist. Currently, Ms. Hunter Ashley is actively serving as a Coach for Monte Vista High School and with the Young Women Choral Projects of San Francisco.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: Mu Phi Epsilon; Gamma Phi Beta; O.P.F.; N.A.T.S.; P.E.O.
University/Degree: B.M., Performance; M.M., Music Performance, 1995; University of Kansas
Born: Fremont, Nebraska
Hobbies/Sports: Golf, tennis, travel, philanthropy, skiing
Honors & Awards: Austin Minnesota Hall of Fame Recipient; Concerto Competition Winner – Graduate College Level; Miss Minnesota and Talent Winner, 1985; Miss Austin and Talent Winner, 1984; Miss America Scholarship Pageant
Published Works: Christmas themed CD, “Season of Serenity”