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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, and jazz.

Oney's touring Baroque recital, Journey Through Holy Week With J.S. Bach, premiered in California, New York and New Hampshire. This original collection of Bach’s sacred soprano arias with organ and flute accompaniment narrates the Biblical events from Palm Sunday through Easter, depicted through the music of J.S. Bach, and is frequently performed throughout the Lenten season at churches, and for Baroque music festivals and concert series.

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, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Symphony, Thornton Symphony, Thornton Jazz Orchestra, Finger Lakes String 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, Fauré's Requiem, and Rutter’s Requiem, among other masterworks. Dr. Oney has premiered several new works by over twenty composers including a cycle of three songs written especially for her by American art song 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. She has presented her research at various NATS Conferences and Fall Workshops, and has performed several artist showcases at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conferences in New York.

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