Mary Bonhag

Mary Bonhag, soprano (Northfield, VT), made her Carnegie Hall solo debut in 2009 singing scenes from David T. Little’s new chamber opera Dog Days and in 2007, she created the role of “Eve” for the Pine Mountain Music Festival premiere of The Diaries of Adam and Eve, a new chamber opera by Evan Premo. Mary has performed as part of the Fontana Chamber Arts Festival of Kalamazoo, MI, the Maui Classical Music Festival, Strings in the Mountains, Cactus Pear Music Festival, the Lancaster Music Festival, SongFest as a Stern Fellow, Yellow Barn, and with the American Symphony Orchestra. She has also been featured on the NPR shows Performance Today and From the Top. After studying at the University of Michigan, she earned her Master’s degree at Dawn Upshaw’s graduate vocal program at Bard College, winning concerto competitions at both institutions. She runs Scrag Mountain Music, an innovative concert series with her husband, double bassist and composer Evan Premo. Past Yellow Barn musician (2010)