Lynne Claire Morse recently sang the role of Beth in American composer Mark Adamo’s Little Women and Female Narrator in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia. She also brought a new element to the role of Berta in Il Barber di Siviglia at Opera Delaware by performing it six months pregnant! During the summer of 2009, she was a featured vocalist in the Best of the Sacred Songs of Duke Ellington as part of the Dupont/Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, in Wilmington, Delaware. Also, as a featured soloist, she was honored to participate in the World Premiere of The Wright Requiem, written by Andrew Wright, the Director of Music of Westminster Cathedral in London. Career highlights include singing Lily, one of the lead roles in Cindy Lou (Susan Asbjornson, composer), a World Premiere performance in Los Angeles. She has starred in productions including Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), Le Nozze di Figaro (Countess), Sleeping Beauty (Queen), La Bohème (Mimi), Turandot (Liu), and Gianni Schicchi(Lauretta). Lynne Claire was featured in Virginia Opera’s Spectrum Resident Artist Program in 2006. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and holds a Masters of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Delaware.