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.