Mary Bonhag, soprano is captivating audiences around the country with her “marvelous versatility” and “supple, expressive” voice (San Antonio News). As a new music specialist, Mary made her Carnegie Hall solo debut in 2009 and orchestral debut with the American Symphony Orchestra in the same year. She is co-artistic director of Scrag Mountain Music, now in its 10th year, with her husband, composer/double bassist Evan Premo. Together they organize chamber music residencies and innovative and affordable concerts around VT. A consummate collaborator, Mary has performed with the Aizuri Quartet, Decoda, Spektral Quartet, as well as chamber music festivals around the country including Cactus Pear (TX), San Francisco Contemporary Players, 21st Century Consort, Five Boroughs Festival, Stanford Live, and Yellow Barn.
As a recitalist, she has been presented at Dartmouth, Smith, Goucher, and University of Vermont, and has had fellowships at SongFest and Tanglewood where she received the Grace B. Jackson Prize. Mary has premiered and commissioned works by Susan Botti, Lembit Beecher, C. Curtis-Smith, Evan Premo, Shawn Jaeger, and Evan Chambers. She has been featured on the NPR shows Performance Today and From the Top and appears on Albany Records. In between travels, she and her husband Evan make music and homestead in Vermont where they tend to their two young boys, animals, and gardens.
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