ABOUT

Most recently, soprano Coraine Tate, was selected as a semi- finalist in the 2021 National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition. In Summer 2021, she will sing the role of Gretel in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel and will study the role of Pamina and The Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte.

In 2020, She placed as a finalist in the 2020 ArtSmart Voice Competition. In 2019, she appeared as one of ten singers in Carnegie Hall’s Songstudio Young Artist Program under the direction of Renée Fleming.

She was recognized as a finalist in the 2019 Orpheus Competition. That summer, she performed the role of Rusalka with the Toronto Summer Opera Workshop. She participated in the Art Song Festival at the Cleveland Institute of Music and was heard in the Westobou Music Festival. Prior to this, she performed the role of Countess Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with the Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater. She also appeared as The Governess in The Turn of the Screw and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni in the Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater Scenes Program.

Her numerous concert appearances include The Conservatory Project Recital Series at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Oregon Bach Festival, Songfest at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, Arts Renaissance Tremont Series, and collaborations with Cleveland Orchestra members including organist Todd Wilson and clarinetist Frank Cohen. 

She has performed as a soloist with the St. Olaf Orchestra, Duke Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra. She has participated in masterclasses with Craig Terry, Ana Maria Martinez, Roger Vignoles, Warren Jones, Dawn Upshaw, Martin Katz, and Nico Muhly.

In film, she received national attention for her solo performance at the Trondheim Nidaros Cathedral of This Little Light of Mine in the PBS Special: Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir. 

Coraine Tate has been the recipient of several awards including the Elizabeth Stoeckler Stevens Prize in Lieder and Irvin Bushman Memorial Prize for Singing. She placed first in the Advance Women's Category: Buckeye Ohio NATS and received the Richard Miller Award for Excellent Singing: Buckeye Ohio NATS. 

A native of Columbus, GA Coraine holds degrees in Voice Performance from St. Olaf College and an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music.