Mezzo-soprano Claire Galloway Weber has become a frequent performer on opera stages and in recital and concert halls throughout the Baltimore area. An avid linguist and proponent of contemporary composition, Weber is passionate about presenting modern works alongside more standard opera and art song repertoire. She is passionate about Russian repertoire and has performed art songs by Rachmaninoff and Balakirev and opera roles and excerpts by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussourgsky, and Borodin. She has had the honor of soloing with the Peabody Concert Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, and Concert Artists of Baltimore. She is a recipient of third place in the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition, the Theodor Presser Foundation Award, and Bard Outstanding Vocal Award. Weber received her Master of Music at Peabody Conservatory studying with Steven Rainbolt and her bachelor’s degree from Bard College, as well as a master’s degree in French Education from Boston University. She has attended young artist programs including the Russian Opera Workshop, Bel Cantanti Opera, Lyric Opera Studio of Weimar, and Chicago Summer Opera.