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Dr. Logan Contreras

Artist-In-Residence: Voice

Dr. Logan Contreras
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Art/Music (AM) 164

Bio

Logan Contreras, DMA
Mezzo-Soprano
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Dr. Logan Contreras is Artist in Residence at Colorado State University Pueblo, teaching Applied Voice and Vocal Techniques and Diction. A strong advocate for inclusivity and diversity in music, Dr. Contreras is the creator of the Kassia Database, a database of art song by women composers in addition to being the co-coordinator for the Institute for Composer Diversity Art Song Works Database. She has presented her research at the 2019 West Central NATS Regional Conference and the 2020 NATS National Virtual Conference.

 Dr. Contreras completed her Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance and from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory in 2019, and also holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the UMKC Conservatory as well as a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Northern Colorado. Prior to coming to CSU-Pueblo, Dr. Contreras served as Instructor of Voice at the University of Northern Colorado, Adjunct Instructor at the Conservatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Adjunct Instructor at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri.

As a performer, Dr. Contreras has presented recitals of World War I and II era lieder, Romantic and 20th Century folk music, and Benjamin Britten’s dramatic cantata, Phaedra. She has portrayed dynamic characters on the operatic stage, such as Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) the Witch (Hänsel und Gretel), Eduige (Rodelinda), Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Mrs. Herring (Albert Herring), Carmen (Carmen), Alma March (Little Women), and Dorabella (Cosi fan tutté). Concert work includes appearances with the Kansas City Symphony, Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, Caroga Lake Music Festival, Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzer with the Midwest Chamber Ensemble, Mozart’s Requiem and Regina Coeli with Musica Sacra of Kansas City, selections as Octavian from Der Rosenkavalier with the UMKC Conservatory Orchestra, and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass at the Donald and Karen Bailey Choral Arts Festival.

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