School of the Arts Faculty
"The truth and naturalness of her voice made a powerful effect" - The Boston Globe. Soprano Sabrina Learman performs frequently as a soloist in the Boston area. An advocate for new music, Ms. Learman has premiered many works and has sung everything from Bach to Schoenberg and beyond.
A founding member of the highly acclaimed Chameleon Arts Ensemble, she has been a soloist with a variety of groups, including First Mondays in Jordan Hall, Composers in Red Sneakers, the Enchanted Circle Series, the Nashua Symphony, Boston Chamber Ensemble, Opera New England, The Zamir Chorale of Boston, Wellesely Choral Society and the Avenue of the Arts Chorale. Ms. Learman has been heard live on WGBH Radio and has recorded for the Discovery Channel and with Boston Baroque, with whom she has been singing for more than fifteen years. Collaborations with composers and instrumentalists include Yehudi Wyner, Barbara White, David Leisner, Alan Fletcher, and Tatyana Dudochkin.
When not performing, Ms. Learman has a passion for teaching and is a member of the voice faculty at New England Conservatory Preparatory School/Continuing Education, in addition to maintaining a private studio, and has previously been on the faculty at UMass - Dartmouth, the Brookline Music School, and the New York State Summer School for the Arts. Beginning fall of 2011, Ms. Learman will be teaching a course in the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at New England Conservatory. Summer teaching includes the Fusion Arts Exchange Program (at Northeastern University) and Creative Arts at Park, as well as master classes at Hotchkiss Summer Portals Chamber Music Program. Ms. Learman's teachers have included Kathleen Kaun, Ruth Falcon, Sharon Daniels, Thomas Paul, Lucy Shelton and Tamara Brooks, with chamber music studies under the tutelage of Jan DeGaetani.