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Shannon Dooley

Teaching Associate, Voice

Jonathan Doe
Contact Shannon Dooley
843-349-2637 sdooley@coastal.edu

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Biography

Known for her lyricism and expressiveness, Shannon Kessler Dooley’s most recent operatic credits include; Cio Cio San (Madama Butterfly) with Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, Opera Theater of Connecticut, First Coast Opera, and Erie Chamber Orchestra, Biancofiore cover (Francsca da Rimini), Alice cover (Le Comte Ory) with The Metropolitan Opera, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) with Erie Chamber Orchestra, Mimì (La Bohème) with Opera Theater of Connecticut, Narcissa (Philemon and Baucis) with the Spoleto Festival USA, Sister Constance (Dialogues of the Carmelites), Almirena (Rinaldo), Nannetta (Falstaff), Frasquita (Carmen), Lucia (Rape of Lucretia), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro, youth performance ) with Pittsburgh Opera, Marzeline (Fidelio), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), and Clorinda (La Cenerentola) with Utah Opera, Micaëla, (Carmen) with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Concert credits include soprano solos in the Messiah, Peer Gynt, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Mozart Requiem, and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with Utah Symphony, Erie Philharmonic, Asheville Symphony, and Erie Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Dooley returned to Chattanooga Symphony and Opera in 2018 for an Opera, Broadway and Movies Concert as well as staying close to home performing the Rutter Requiem with Wilmington Choral Society and Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Opera Wilmington.