Soprano Bethany Worrell has performed in Boston, Cambridge, and Lexington, MA, Providence, RI, Chicago, Miami, and Florence, Italy. Ms. Worrell takes an avid interest in the performance of New Music and has given world premiere performances of chamber works and song cycles in Massachusetts and Illinois. Through her work with large ensembles, she has performed works for soprano and wind ensemble in both Boston's Jordan Hall and Chicago's Symphony Hall. Her performance of James Mobberley's Words of Love can be heard on the Western Illinois University Wind Ensemble's recently released recording, Words of Love. Recent operatic performances in Boston include Pamina in W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute, and Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni, both with New England Conservatory Opera. Of her recent performance as Pamina, Joseph E. Morgan described her in the Boston Musical Intelligencer as singing with "a gorgeous and flexible soprano that revealed a large measure of dramatic intelligence and musical acumen." Ms. Worrell is currently a candidate for a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, where she studies with Mark St. Laurent. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum laude, from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. For further information, please visit her website: www.bethanyworrell.com.