(She/hers) Stephanie DePrez is an American soprano with a specialty in dramatic repertoire. She lives in Vienna, Austria and is a private student of Linda Watson and Sylvia Greenberg.
Institute for Young Dramatic Voices, 2021
Wagner Institute at the Miami Music Festival, 2021
Manhattan Opera Studio, 2019
Dramatic Voices Program Berlin, 2019
University of California, Los Angeles, 2018
Stephanie began 2021 with an Artist Grant from The Wagner Society of Washington DC, and an offer to join the American Wagner Project. She will sing "Freia" in the Miami Classical Music Festival’s production of “Das Rheingold” in the summer of 2021 as a Wagner Institute Fellow.
Stephanie's recent roles include Woglinde in “Das Rheingold” with the Dramatic Voices Program Berlin, conducted by Byron Knutson, and Gerhilde in “Die Walküre” with the Manhattan Opera Studio. In the summer of 2019, Stephanie made her Carnegie Hall debut at a sold-out concert in the Weill Recital Hall, singing the role of Santuzza in a scene from “Cavalleria Rusticana.”
In the fall of 2020, Stephanie presented the Austrian premiere of Black American composer Florence Price's art songs at Burg Bernstein in Burgenland. Stephanie sang the lead role of Susan B. Anthony in Opera UCLA's spring 2018 production of “The Mother of Us All.” Previous roles include Aunt Norris in “Mansfield Park,” Dorothée in “Cendrillon,” Antonia in “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” and Béatrice in “Béatrice et Bénédict.” Stephanie has been featured in recital with Matthew Aucoin and composer Mark Carlson.
Fulbright Austria, 2019-2021
MM, UCLA 2018, Mimi Alpert Feldman Scholarship, Fritz Altmann Scholarship, 2018 Graduate Commencement Speaker
Aspen Music Festival and School, Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute
BA -- Univ. of Notre Dame 2011