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Ms. Boettcher recently enjoyed a tremendously successful season with Palm Beach Opera as a Benenson Young Artist for the company’s 2021/2022 season. During her time with PBO she portrayed the roles of Frasquita in Carmen and Belinda in Dido & Aeneas, as well as covering Adina in L’elisir d’Amore and Valencienne in The Merry Widow.  For the 2022 summer season, Ms. Boettcher joined the roster of America’s "premier summer opera festival” at Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Artist. There she performed the title role in a scene from Rossini's Armida in the Apprentice Artist Scenes Concert.


In the earlier part of the 2021/22 season Ms. Boettcher joined Opera Theatre of St. Louis for their summer season as a Gerdine Young Artist, covering acclaimed soprano Patricia Racette as Elle in Francis Poulenc's riveting one-woman opera, La voix humaine



Ms. Boettcher earned her bachelor’s degree from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and attended Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music for her master’s degree. During her time at the Jacobs School, Ms. Boettcher studied with world-renowned soprano Carol Vaness, and debuted the roles of Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore



After concluding her studies in 2019, Ms. Boettcher joined Michigan Opera Theatre (now Detroit Opera)as the company’s resident soprano for the 2019/2020 season. The season opened with a stirring new production of Don Giovanni, in which Ms. Boettcher portrayed the feisty Zerlina -a performance in which Opera News regarded Ms. Boettcher as “sweet, bubbly, and a joy to watch.” In the spring of 2020, she performed the role of Lauretta in the double bill of Gianni Schicchi and Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost with Detroit Opera, praised by Encore Michigan for possessing “a genuine sweetness and perfect tone” in delivering the character’s iconic aria, “O mio babbino caro”.


In 2020’s summer season, Ms. Boettcher was scheduled to join Opera Theatre of St. Louis as a Gerdine Young Artist where she was to cover the title role in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah as well as Lily in Tobias Picker’s new opera Awakenings. Regrettably, OTSL canceled their summer season due to COVID19; but Ms. Boettcher was fortunate to join the other Gerdine Young Artists in a virtual program presented by OTSL which provided intensive individual sessions with renowned teachers and coaches from around the world, as well as publish featured  virtual performancesthrough their Front & Center series. After concluding the virtual season with OTSL, Ms. Boettcher traveled to New Hampshire to join Opera North’s Resident Artist Program where she debuted the role of Pamina in their outdoor and socially distanced production of Mozart’s beloved opera Die Zauberflöte. In the fall of 2020 she performed the role of Woglinde in Detroit Opera’s innovative adaption of Wagner’s Götterdämmerung (Twilight Gods), which the New York Times hailed as "a great triumph”. 


Ms. Boettcher recently spent two summers with the Aspen Music Festival. She performed John Harbison’s Mirabai Songs and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. with the Aspen Conductors Orchestra, in addition to performing as the featured soloist for the annual AMFS Benefit Gala. On the opera stage, she debuted the role of the Countess Rosina in Le Nozze di Figaro, under the baton of renowned conductor and musicologist Jane Glover, as well as excerpts from Rigoletto, Così fan tutte, La Traviata, and L’Elisir d’Amore in the Aspen Opera Center’s series of Opera Scenes Concerts. She also had the privilege of performing the title role in an excerpt from Massenet’s Manon in an orchestral masterclass concert led by world-famous soprano Renee Fleming.


Recently on the concert stage, Ms. Boettcher has presented an array of works with orchestras around the world. She has performed contemporary pieces which include Fredrik Sixten’s Requiem and Tarik O’Regan’s Triptych with the Milwaukee Bel Canto Chorus, as well as more classical works such as aforementioned Mahler’s Symphony No.4., a semi-staged concert production of Die Zauberflöte with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as Zweite Dame, Mozart’s Requiem with the Carmel Symphony, Handel’s Messiah with the Cairo Festival Orchestra in Egypt, and a selection of popular opera arias and ensemble scenes in a concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.


Awards & scholarships Ms. Boettcher has received include the Artistic Excellence Fellowship, the Mavis McRae Crow Scholarship, and the Wilfred C. Bain Scholarship from Indiana University, the Helen & Lynton Caldwell Memorial Award and the First Place Prize Career Grant from the National Society of Arts and Letters in their vocal competition. She has also received the third place prize as a Regional Winner in the Central Region of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the third place prize in the Emerging Professional Division of the International Classical Singer Competition. In 2021, Ms. Boettcher was selected as a semifinalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition, a finalist in the Partners for the Arts Competition, a finalist in the Music International Grand Prix Competition, and the First Place Grand Prize winner in the MIOpera Vocal Competition

In the fall of 2021, Ms. Boettcher was scheduled to make her much-anticipated role debut as Mimì in Opera Theatre of St. Louis' filmed production of Puccini’s beloved opera, La Boheme, which was intended to be internationally broadcast during the winter holidays, but ultimately was canceled due to COVID19.

2023 begins with Ms. Boettcher making her company debut with Vero Beach Opera, singing the role of Adina in their production of L'elisir d'amore. She will then sing Violetta Valéry in a concert presentation of selections from La Traviata with Panama City Symphony Orchestra, followed by singing the role of Charlene in John de los Santos' new work Service Provider with Amelia Island Opera. Later in the spring she will return to the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni for her company debut with Gulf Shore Opera.

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