- Featured: Monica Hatch
- Release Date: 5/16/2006
Monica Hatch, soprano, studied voice at the Juilliard School with the celebrated opera diva Eleanor Steber. She completed her Bachelor of Music Degree at the Eastman School of Music. While she was a classical voice major at Eastman, she often performed jazz with the schools ensembles and eventually won the DownBeat Jazz vocalist award. She earned her Masters at New England Conservatory, where she studied with dramatic soprano, Donna Roll. Monica currently studies voice with former artistic director of Salisbury Lyric Opera and lyrico spinto soprano, Margaret Tartaglia. Throughout her career, Monica Hatch has continued to perform both classical and jazz. With two jazz CD's to her credit and having established herself as a popular jazz vocalist, this album highlights Monica's classical technique some of her favorite classical repertoire.