Associate Professor of Voice
Romanian-born soprano Anné-Marie Condacse began her musical training at the age of five as a violin major at the George Enescu School of Music, Bucharest, Romania. She has been a resident artist with the George Enescu Romanian National Philharmonic and she has appeared as a guest soloist in productions of the National Romanian Opera, Ion Dacian Operetta Theater, the Oradea Lyric Theater, Woodlands Symphony, and the Moores Opera Center. Ms. Condacse has also performed as a recitalist and concert artist throughout the United States, Romania, France, Germany, and Egypt. She has appeared on programs broadcast on the Romanian National Television and Romanian National Radio.
Ms. Condacse’s operatic performance credits include: Corinna in Rossini’s, Il Viaggio a Reims, Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème, Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Blöndchen in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, Cecile de Volanges in Susa’s Dangerous Liaisons, Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermauss, Marcantonio in Argento’s Casanova’s Home Coming and First Nice in Britten’s Peter Grimmes. Her concert performances include: Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri, Fauré’s Requiem, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse, Haydn’s Missa in Angustis, Mozart’s Krönungsmesse, Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, and Botti’s Cosmosis.
Her latest recording Anné-Marie Condacse Performing Chamber Music by Felicia Donceanu was released in 2007 on Electrecord label.
Ms. Condacse received a Doctoral of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance with a minor cognate area in Vocal Pedagogy and Vocal Science from the Moore's School of Music, University of Houston, and a Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, where she served as a teaching assistant for applied voice studio. Her principal voice teachers have included Katherine Ciesinski, Joseph Evans, William Murray, Arta Florescu, and Venera Rogozea.
An U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Ms. Condacse served on the voice faculty at the Cairo National Conservatoire of Music, Academy of Arts, and as guest artist at the American University in Cairo. Ms. Condacse’s responsibilities at Oklahoma State University have included teaching Applied Voice, Vocal Diction, Vocal Literature, Music Appreciation, Opera Literature and Opera Workshop. Pursuing degrees in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, Music Education, and Music Theater, Condacse’s students are constantly successful in national and international music programs.
Ms. Condacse is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Delta, and The National Association of Teachers of Singing.