Italian/French Diction: Stephany Ortega

Stephany Ortega

Stephany Ortega is a classical and modern singer (soprano), choir conductor and pianist. She graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Arts in voice performance from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels; a Prix Supérieur in voice as well as a Premier Prix in piano from the Conservatory of Luxembourg. Originally from the Dominican Republic, she also graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor in Music Education from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.

As a soloist she sang throughout France, Germany, Canada, Dominican Republic, Belgium and Luxembourg, especially with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Luxembourg (OPL) conducted by Gast Waltzing. Furthermore, she performed at the Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen and at the Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg alongside the Oscar-winner Maximilian Schell. Her repertoire goes from classical (opera, Lied, oratorio and contemporary music) to modern singing (pop music, musicals, improvisation).

In 2011 she won a bronze medal at the European Competition “Jeunes Solistes”. This year, she has been awarded by the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with the “Prix Lerminieux” and the “Prix Vindelinck” in classical singing, as well as the “Prix Servais” awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Belgium. She is co-founder of many chamber music ensembles: “Niù Trio”, “Voice & Marimba”, “Wedding Duo” and the “Duo Rosa”.

She currently works as a teacher of classic and modern singing at the Conservatory of the North in Luxembourg and as a choir conductor at the European Institute of Choral Singing (INECC) and at the Union Grand-Duc Adolphe (UGDA). At the present time she is studying a Master in voice performance at the Conservatory of Brussels.

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