Crystal Zimmerman

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Interim Director of Vocal Music

Instructor, Music


Crystal Zimmerman, Lyric Mezzo-Soprano, has made her home in the Pacific Northwest since the summer of 2004. She has performed in operas, oratorios, recitals, and musicals. Some of her favorite roles were in Too Many Sopranos, Die Zauberflöte, Into The Woods, and A Little Night Music. In her home town of Lacey, WA, she has performed with Opera Pacifica, the Olympia Chamber Orchestra and SOGO doing solo work in oratorios and major choral works. As well as conducting the “Summer Sing” choir, she made her directorial debut in Old Maid and The Thief and was the Musical Director for SMU’s production of Once Upon A Mattress.

Currently, Crystal works as the Director of the Chorale and applied instructor of voice, along with various other teaching assignments and responsibilities within the Music Department at Saint Martin’s University, and also holds a private studio. Mrs. Zimmerman has performed under the direction of John Rutter, in Carnegie Hall. She loved her time touring West Texas and New Mexico with Broadway Babies. She has held performance engagements with Forza la Femme, a classically trained group of musicians, in which she is a founding member. Most recently, she sang as soloist with the Vratsa Symphony Orchestra in Bulgaria. Crystal Zimmerman received her Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Texas Tech University under the teaching of esteemed professors John Gillas, Kathy McNeil, Karl Dent, and Gerald Dolter.