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Budabin, Alexandra C.

She is a soprano who performed with the Harvard University Choir and appeared on their holiday recording Christmas in the Busch.

She was also involved with Harvard theatre music productions during the late 1990s.  She was a member of the chorus for Der Freischutz, and had roles in Don Giovanni and No Bull.  Being a member of the crew for several other productions, she was the house manager for H.M.S. Pinafore and The Gondoliers and the producer for VI: A Night of Six Student Opera Premiers.

Outside of performing she has a B.A. in History of Art and Architecture and History from Harvard University, an M.A. in Social Thought and Humanities from New York University and studied for her PhD in Politics at New York’s New School for Social Research, which she received in 2012.  She has been the recipient of a magnum cum laude Award for Thesis from Harvard University, the Brecht Dissertation Fellowship, the Elinor Goldmark Black Fellowship and was a 2009/10 Leon Milman Memorial Fellow.

In broadcasting she has been an outreach consultant for New York’s NOW on PBS.

In the field of education she has a Research Associate at the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor it the Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton.

Living in Italy she has been a Contract Professor at the University of Bolzano and also a researcher in the Research Network on Celebrities and North-South Relations.

Harvard University Choir recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)
ConductorMurray Forbes Somerville
Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Director – Robert Mealy
The Harvard Brass
Soprano – Awet Andemichael
Bass – Mark Risinger
Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones


  2. CD Liner Notes: Christmas at the Busch