Nancy Ellen Ogle holds a Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Indiana University, where she studied voice with Martha Lipton. Her postgraduate studies have included important work with Birgit Nilsson, Edward Zambara and Elizabeth Cole.
Her concert career has included television appearances in Canada and Germany as well as the United States, and performances in England, Austria, Russia, Georgia (Republic), and Japan. With help from accompanying musicians and scholars, Ogle has evaluated hundreds of scores of unpublished works by American composers. Drawing from published and unpublished sources, she has created new music programs, which she has performed in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Mexico.
She has performed premieres of many concert works, including pieces by John Eaton, Don Stratton, Jan Gilbert, Joyce Suskind and Donald Hagar. Her recordings may be found on several labels, including Cormorant, New Media and Capstone.
Ms. Ogle is currently Professor of Music at the University of Maine, where she
teaches voice and directs the Opera Workshop.
Jan Gilbert, Of Heloise: Four Song Settings of the Poetry of Judith Infante