Praised for her “full voice and striking presence” soprano, Emily Newton, has been a member of the ensemble at Staatstheater Nürnberg since 18/19, where she has been heard in several leading roles, including the Marschallin, Leonora (Il Trovatore), Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes), Elsa, Madama Butterfly, Èlisabeth (Don Carlo), Mimì, and Anna Nicole.

In the 22/23 season, she will return to Theater Hagen as Leonora and make her house debut as the Marschallin at the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau. In Nürnberg, she will create the role of Joan Clarke in the World Premiere of Anno Schreier’s new opera, Turing.

Pursuing her interest in helping the next generations of singers achieve their own performance goals, Ms. Newton teaches voice at the University of Augsburg and maintains a small studio of private voice students.

She has given workshops in movement and aria interpretation for the Opernstudio at Staatstheater Nürnberg and has also given presentations and master classes to students at Boston University, Depaul University, University of Miami, Ithaca College, Rice University, Mary Hardin Baylor University, Brazosport College, Austin College and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. Ms. Newton is from Lake Jackson, TX.

She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of North Texas and continued her studies University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she was awarded a Master of Music as an A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute Fellow.

She recently completed her Master of Arts in Voice Pedagogy at the Voice Study Centre and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

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MA Voice Pedagogy Student Secures University Role

Voice Study Centre
Tuesday 18th October 2022

We’d like to congratulate MA Voice Pedagogy student Emily Newton, who has started a new role as a Vocal Lecturer at the University of Augsburg!