Caroline Ogle Soprano M. M. degree Theodore Presser Award Scholar Potomac School voice teacher
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Caroline was born and raised in Northeast Iowa, where her love of music developed early in her childhood. Through the years, Caroline continued to study and perform with flute, voice, and dance. After moving to Florida, she became involved with the Tampa Bay Children's Chorus, the Pinellas Youth Symphony, and the Suncoast Dance Academy. She was selected to attend Pinellas Center for Performing Arts at Gibbs High School, performed in voice and flute ensembles, and starred in their musical finale her senior year. She was a finalist in Walker Rising Stars Scholarship program, a winner of the Florida First Lady's scholarship program and received the full Florida Bright Futures award. She was a hospice volunteer as well as a member of Mr. H's Tae Kwon Do where she earned Black Belt. Caroline helped established Rollins College first chapter of SAI music fraternity. She received the McFeely-Rogers Scholarship and the Theodore Presser Scholar Award among others. She was a member and soloist with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. Caroline was involved with several volunteer organizations and clubs. She earned her B.A. degree in voice and in flute from Rollins College, graduating summa cum laude. She received a full research assistantship to the University of Florida, earned her M.M. degree in vocal performance there and starred in their production of the Carlisle Floyd's opera Susannah. Caroline has enjoyed singing in and starring in productions with New Century Opera and St. Petersburg Opera and in many other music events in Pinellas County and across Florida, additionally traveling overseas for summer programs and festivals in Austria, Ireland, Italy and South Korea. She was soloist and section leader at Chapel by the Sea in Clearwater Beach and taught a class in voice at St. Petersburg College. Caroline is currently attending George Mason University in Fairfax, VA where she is studying for their Artist Certificate Diploma in vocal performance. She was awarded scholarships and an assistantship. Caroline is currently teaching individual voice lessons at the Potomac Arts Academy as well as performing in operas, master classes and other events on campus and in the Fairfax area.