M.M., Vocal Performance, UNO
B.M.E., Wayne State College
B.M., Vocal Performance, Wayne State College.
Mary Bruegman is a skilled soprano and experienced music educator who's dedicated to helping her students achieve their fullest potential. She's currently completing her MM in Vocal Performance at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she's honed her craft and developed her own unique teaching philosophy.
As a music teacher, Mary believes in meeting each student where they are and helping them to understand their own vocal instrument. She knows that singing can be an intimate and vulnerable experience, and she's committed to creating a safe, supportive environment for her students to explore and grow.
Mary's performance background is diverse, spanning a range of genres from opera and art song to musical theater and contemporary styles. She's taken on challenging roles in productions like "Well Behaved Women," "Completing the Picture," and the Omaha Under the Radar Festival. Her experience in community theater, including shows like "Addams Family: The Musical" and "Beauty and the Beast," has given her a deep appreciation for the power of music to connect people of all ages and backgrounds.
When she's not teaching or performing, Mary enjoys exploring Omaha's coffee shops and cafes, visiting the Henry Doorly Zoo, and indulging her love of cats and all things Disney. Her mentors include esteemed music educators and performers like Professor Shelby VanNordstrand, Alisa Bellflower, Hal France, Dr. Sarah Farr, and Katie O'Rear.
Overall, Mary's combination of talent, experience, and passion for teaching
make her an ideal choice for anyone seeking to develop their skills as a singer and performer.