Jennifer Hilbish-Schuetz, D.M.A

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D.M.A., University of Michigan

Dr. Jennifer Hilbish-Schuetz, has a D.M.A. from the University of Michigan and previously was an Assistant Professor of Voice and Director of Opera at Heidelberg University. She also taught at Bowling Green State University, Appalachian State University, Eastern Michigan University and at University of Michigan at Flint. Dr. Schuetz has performed major roles with Ohio Light Opera, University of Michigan Opera Theater, Toledo Opera Out-Reach Program, Mid-Michigan Opera, Lansing Opera, University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Illinois Summer Stock Theater, Ann Arbor Civic Theater, St. Andrews Players, among others. Recent concert engagements include appearances with the Hartland Symphony, International Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Jackson Symphony, Flint Symphony, in addition to others. Jennifer recently directed The Marriage of Figaro at Michigan State University, a scenes program at Toledo Opera and a one-act opera for Prairie Fire Theater. She and her husband, Daniel, have taught voice at the Interlochen Arts Camp. Recently, she directed The Marriage of Figaro at Bowling Green State University and was a BGSU special guest-artist in How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. Dr. Schuetz directed Annie Get Your Gun for Prairie Fire Theater, and BGSU's production of Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld. Dr. Schuetz performed Ruth in The Pirates of Penzance for Prairie Fire Theater, and collaborated with Ann Arbor Civic Theater's production of Lend me a Tenor. Most-recent productions include chamber recitals with the Detroit Symphony Chamber Winds, directing The Pirates of Penzance for Heidelberg University, and assisting Robert Mangialardi with Illinois Wesleyan's productions of Gianni Schicchi and Iolanthe.