Lindsay Cunningham

Lindsay Cunningham

Soprano Lindsay Cunningham is a Co-Managing Diva and regular performer with the Nashville chapter of Opera on Tap, an international non-profit that brings classical singing to local audiences in unexpected spaces. An advocate of new music, Cunningham has performed the role of May Bookstaver in Peter Dayton’s chamber opera May She She May with Opera on Tap, the role of Gilby in a scene from Evan Mack’s Roscoe with the Vanderbilt Voice Faculty, and the role of Mich in Jack Perla’s Ghosts of Crosstown with Marble City Opera.  Other roles have included Adina in L’elisir d’amore, Najade in Ariadne auf Naxos, and Sister Genevieve in Suor Angelica with the UNLV Opera Theater.  As a young artist with the Taos Opera Institute and Druid City Opera Workshop, she sang in scene performances as Casilda in The Gondoliers, Nanetta in Falstaff, and Ilia in Idomeneo. Cunningham has also been a featured soloist with the Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra, the W. O. Smith Community Orchestra, and the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble.   Mrs. Cunningham was named the Winner of the Singer’s Division in the 2015 Delta Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition and a finalist in the 2015 Savell Competition.

Lindsay Cunningham is the NATS Coordinator of the Big Blue Opera Initiative and serves on the Burleigh Festival Committee.  In addition to teaching at Tennessee State University, Mrs. Cunningham has taught at Belmont University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the W. O. Smith Music School.  Additional experience includes musical study with the IES program in Vienna, Austria and the University of Miami in Salzburg, Austria program.  Cunningham is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, Pi Kappa Lambda, and NATS.  Lindsay Cunningham holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. 

cunningham.lindsay.a@gmail.com