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Dr. Tricia Oney completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. Oney studied voice with Dr. Paul Huybrechts, Dr. William McIver, Patti Thompson and Patrice Pastore. She has sung professionally for over twenty years in a variety of genres including opera, oratorio, solo recitals, choral music, jazz, and music theatre.

In addition to her eventful symphony, jazz and concert cabaret career, Oney currently accepts engagements as a lyric soprano soloist for oratorio, choral music, and recitals. Her popular baroque recital, Journey Through Holy Week With J.S. Bach, she has performed in California, New York and New Hampshire. This collection of Bach’s sacred soprano arias narrates the events of Palm Sunday through Easter, depicted through the music of this baroque master, and is available for performance throughout the Lenten season in either a chamber recital or orchestral concert setting. A similar recital, The Gospel According to J.S. Bach, outlines the life of Christ featuring soprano arias from Bach's Passions and Cantatas, and is appropriate for performance any time of year. Dr. Oney's concerts, recitals, workshops and masterclasses are available for chamber festivals, classical concert series, and university artist residencies.

Oney appeared as Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with Rome Festival Opera Institute in Italy and has given numerous solo voice recitals throughout the US and Europe. She has performed with The U.S. Army Bands, The Williamsburg Symphony, Symphoria, Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Greenville Jazz Collective, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Opera Theatre, Rome Festival Orchestra, Ithaca Opera, Syracuse Symphony, Thornton Symphony, Thornton Jazz Orchestra, Finger Lakes String Quartet, Gregg Smith Singers, Wilshire Quartet and Madrigalia.

Dr. Oney's oratorio appearances as soprano soloist include Haydn’s Little Organ Mass, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore, Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F, Schubert’s Mass in G, Schubert’s Mass in C, Buxtehude’s Magnificat, and Rutter’s Requiem, among others. Recognized as a specialist in early, baroque, and contemporary vocal music, Dr. Oney has premiered several new works by over twenty composers including a cycle of three songs written especially for her by American composer Fred Thayer. A professional studio singer and sight-reader, Oney has recorded over 150 choral and solo works for Alfred Music Publishing in addition to other studio session work reflecting a variety of musical styles. She has served on the music faculty at seven universities and colleges in the US and has provided guest teaching, adjudication, master classes, concerts, recitals and workshops at several others. In 2008 she presented her dissertation research at the NATS Conference (National Association of Teachers of Singing) in Nashville, and in 2009, 2010 and 2014 she performed several artist showcases at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference in New York.

For booking information, please write to us at contact@tishoney.com.