Canadian soprano Rose Hegele (she/her) explores the extremes of human vocal and artistic expression in 20th and 21st century music. Active across genres including avant garde music, contemporary opera and chamber music, Rose creates healing spaces for audiences to embrace their complexity and humanity. She has performed at venues including Boston's Symphony Hall, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and Carnegie Hall. Recent highlights include performing as “Gloria (Double)” in Tod Machover’s opera VALIS at MIT in September 2023, premiering William Thomas McKinley's "The Recycler '' with the Lugano Percussion Ensemble on their 2023 US tour, performing Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire" with Lowell Chamber Orchestra in October 2022, and performing a split bill recital with pianist Sarah Cahill at the Center for New Music (San Francisco, CA) in July 2022. Dedicated to education through artistry, Rose has presented masterclasses at Brown University, Roger Williams University, Frost School of Music, Berklee College of Music, Clark University, Wildflower Composers Festival, and Boston Singers Resource. A collaborative tour de force, Ms. Hegele is committed to working with others in diverse musical environments. She is a founding member of Der Gestanke Pierrot Ensemble, Peridot Duo, and Into the Light Ensemble, and sings with Nightingale Vocal Ensemble and Vox Futura.