Angela Keeton currently serves as Teaching Artist for the Minnesota Opera. In addition to performing for students across Minnesota and Wisconsin, Ms. Keeton has previously performed with the Opera in the roles of Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly and the Second Secretary in Nixon in China. She is a graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with both a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Vocal Music Performance. At the university she performed the roles of Meg in Little Women, Rosette in Manon, Marthe in Faust and La Diva in the American premiere of Jeppe by Sven David Sandström. For the Brevard Music Center’s Janiec Opera Company she appeared as Lois Lane in Kiss Me Kate and for Bloomington Music Works she performed the Witch in Into the Woods. Her concert and oratorio experience includes performances of Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Mozart’s Mass in C Major and Vivaldi’s Magnificat.
Ms. Keeton was previously a member of the Indianapolis Opera’s Education Ensemble, where she sang Mercédès in Carmen on the main stage, in addition to performing a children’s opera for students across the state of Indiana. In 2006, she was an apprentice with Lake George Opera in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Ms. Keeton has received awards in the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions, Palm Beach Vocal Competition and the Florida Grand Opera Vocal Competition. Once having served on the voice faculty at Luther College, she continues to offer private voice lessons as well as workshops and master classes to students in the Twin Cities and the upper Midwest.