LAURA INMAN, VOICE
Dr. Laura Inman is a conductor, educator, and soprano based in New York City. A native of Arkansas, her love of chamber music led her to work with some of the most prestigious ensembles and artists of today, such as the Phoenix Chorale, Michael McGlynn’s Anúna, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and most recently Mark Morris Dance Group’s tour of Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas”. Another recent highlight was singing on The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Studio Cast Recording) album with Alan Menken and Steven Schwartz. She is currently working as soloist/chorister in the Bach Vespers series at Holy Trinity Lutheran in NYC. She is thrilled to join NYC’s Professional Children’s School faculty in the fall, as head of the Music Department.
Laura was the founding Executive Director of the Manhattan Chorale, overseeing projects such as the world premiere of Ola Gjeilo’s Dreamweaver at Carnegie Hall. She has also served as Assistant Professor of Music at Georgia Institute of Technology, Guest Artistic Director of Tennessee Chamber Chorus, Music Director of the BASIS School music theater productions in Brooklyn, Assistant Choir Master of the Phoenix Symphony Chorus, and was Anúna’s 2014 Education Outreach artist, leading choral workshops and masterclasses throughout Japan. She holds degrees in Voice and Music Education from University of Louisville and Arizona State University, where she completed her DMA in Conducting.
Laura has sung on 3 Grammy Award-winning albums under Charles Bruffy - with the Phoenix Chorale, she recorded Grechaninoff Passion Week (Grammy for Best Engineered Album – Classical, 2009) and Spotless Rose: Hymns to the Virgin Mary (Grammy for Best Small Ensemble, 2009). She also collaborated with the Kansas City Chorale on Life and Breath, Choral Works of René Clausen (Grammy for Best Small Ensemble, 2012).