MADISON SPAHN (she/her/hers) is from Sarasota, Florida, and is currently based in Boston after receiving her M.M. in Voice from Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She is the soprano section leader and assistant youth choir director at Christ Church Cambridge. Her past operatic roles include Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro with the Miami Music Festival and Emmie in Albert Herring with Chicago Summer Opera. As a concert soloist, she has recently appeared in Kodaly’s Missa Brevis and Tarik O’Regan’s Triptych with The Boston Cecilia, and Martín Palmeri’s Misatango with the Key Chorale (Sarasota, FL). She equally loves non-classical styles, and has performed twice as a featured soloist in Key Chorale’s “American Roots,” a choral folk and bluegrass program. She also spent two years as keyboardist and lead vocalist for classic and modern rock band Steel Relic. In addition to her performance activity, Madison is an active writer and music scholar with special interest in the study of fin-de-siècle vocal music, gender and sexuality studies, and female composers. She sings soprano with Nightingale.