Children’s Chorus Director (United States)
HGO Appearances: Tosca, The Little Prince.
Previously: Otello (2014); Carmen (2014, 2006,
2000); La bohème (2012, 2008, 2002); Dead Man
Walking (2011); Tosca (2010); A Midsummer Night's
Dream (2009, 1993); Hansel and Gretel (2007, 2006,
1997); The Little Prince (2004, 2003); and many others.
Member of the Houston Grand Opera Chorus for 13 seasons. Creator of
the High School Voice Studio.
About the Artist: Native Texan Karen Reeves has prepared the
Houston Grand Opera Children's Chorus and child soloists for such
operas as The Magic Flute since 1991. She received her
bachelor of music degree from Southwestern University and her
master of music degree from Rice University. She taught on the
voice faculty at Houston Baptist University, and for more than 20
years she taught in the voice department of Houston's High School
for the Performing and Visual Arts as an artist consultant. She has
served as a grant evaluator for the Texas Commission on the Arts
music and opera advisory panel. She is the administrator for the
opera program of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice