Lyric soprano Anna Haagenson is an active soloist, teacher and adjudicator in the Portland/Vancouver region. She has recently appeared as a soloist with the Lewis and Clark College Choir and Orchestra in Mozart’s Requiem, with the Vancouver Symphony in the U.S. premier of Salvador Brotons’s Stabat Mater and with Friends of Rain, a faculty new music ensemble at Lewis and Clark College in Portland.
Ms. Haagenson is a recipient of numerous awards including national winner of the Mother of the Year Vocal Competition and the Schubert Club of Minnesota Scholarship Competition. Ms. Haagenson has studied at the HageGården Music Center in Sweden with Swedish opera singer, Håkan Hagegård. She has also coached under Martin Issep, Lucy Shelton, Wesley Balk at the Wesley Balk Opera Theater Institute, Robert Harrison, Lawrence Weller and Thomas Houser. Ms. Haagenson received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Colorado and a Master of Music degree at the University of Minnesota. She has bowed with the Minnesota Opera, the Minnesota Chorale, the Trinity Consort of Portland, the Sunnyside Symphony, the Lyra Baroque Orchestra, Exultate Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony and the Schubert Club of Minnesota. Ms. Haagenson is on the voice faculty at Lewis and Clark College where she has been teaching private voice and Voice Class since 2001. She also maintains a private studio and is actively involved in music ministry at Columbia Presbyterian Church. She lives in Vancouver, Washington with her husband and three sons.