Praised for her “unusually extensive range,” “gorgeous lyric soprano,” “spinning top register,” and “fluid musicality,” Nicole Guberman actively performs in opera and concert, most recently with New York City’s dell’Arte Opera Ensemble in their 2017 UNTAMED! Festival season’s productions of The Cunning Little Vixen, scenes showcase as Anna Bolena, and Wild Things! art song recital. She also recently appeared with operamission and the New York Opera Collaborative. Other principal roles include Venus (Venus and Adonis), Night (The Fairy Queen), Hebé (Les Indes Galantes), Vespetta (Pimpinone), and Zelmire (Der betrogene Kadi). An advocate for contemporary classical music, she has given song cycle world premieres in New Jersey and champions new works by living composers. In the realm of music theater, before the age of 22 she sang in the ensembles for Wall-to-Wall Stephen Sondheim’s 75th Birthday Celebration at Symphony Space and for Kristin Chenoweth’s one-night-only Live at the MET concert.
Ms. Guberman holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance, magna cum laude from the Ithaca College School of Music where she was the recipient of the Robert Boothroyd and Alice F. Berman Scholarships for music performance, and earned an Artist Diploma in Early Music from Cornish College in Seattle. In 2005, she studied Dalcroze Eurhythmics at Juilliard with the late Robert Abramson, internationally acclaimed as a leading developer of the methods of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze. A recipient of awards from the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Ms. Guberman has performed across the US, in Italy, and in Germany. She received further training through OperaWorks in California and the Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca.
Ms. Guberman has taught voice privately in New York, New Jersey and Washington for a variety of theatre programs and community music schools. She is a current voice and beginning piano faculty at NYC’s Performer’s Career Center and Little Chopins, respectively, in addition to maintaining her private vocal studio. Her students perform on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and have been nominated by Paper Mill Playhouse’s Rising Star Awards. Ms. Guberman’s voice students have secured scholarships for pre-college musical theater programs and college study, and have earned lead roles in high school and college productions.