Lisbeth Brittain Carter holds the B.M. Degree in Voice / Performance from The Boston Conservatory of Music, and the M.M. Degree in Performance and Pedagogy from Meredith College, where she has remained as Adjunct Professor of Voice since 1994 and has directed the Meredith Opera Theater. She also taught at both UNC Chapel Hill and Elon University.
Winner of the Metropolitan Opera New England Regionals in 1972, Ms. Carter received a scholarship from the Metropolitan Opera to study voice in London, England. Following two summers in the apprentice program at the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico, she entered the auditions program at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, which led to a series of long term engagements within the German speaking countries. From 1976 to 1986, Ms. Carter was resident lyric soubrette with the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Theater der Stadt Bonn, and the Dortmund Opera, performing in over 40 roles. Between 1980 and 1986 she appeared often with Theater des Westens in Berlin, followed by two seasons with the Eutiner Sommerfestspiel. From 1986-1988, Ms. Carter joined the Hamburg cast of “CATS” as Jenny Anydots & Grizabella, with over 600 performances.
Ms. Carter remained in Europe until 1990, teaching in Hamburg, Vienna, and Paris, where her students regularly performed in operas and musicals. She was the creator of the program of musical theater training at the Stella Academy in Hamburg.
For the past several years, Ms. Carter has been on the faculty of the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria, teaching German Song Interpretation.
Degrees Held: B.M. in Voice/Performance from The Boston Conservatory of Music, and an M.M. in Performance and Pedagogy from Meredith College
Courses Taught: Voice