Soprano who gained her AB cum laude in History at Harvard and was a member of the Harvard University Choir and appeared on their yuletide offering, Christmas in the Busch. While at Harvard, she was also a member of MINHUET (Music In Hospitals and Nursing Homes Using Entertainment as Therapy). In the autumn of 2000, she multi-tasked on The Harvard Theater’s production of Kiss of the Spider Woman as Assistant Stage Manager, Properties Designer, and Properties Mistress. She also played a role on stage as the Amnesty International Observer.
Claire graduated from Harvard in 2003 and went on to gain her MPhil in Development Studies at the University of Oxford in 2005, her MA with Distinction in English Studies at Oxford Brookes University in 2008 and her MA (en-route) in English Literature at the University of Virginia in 2013 where she continued to study for her PhD in English Literature.
The Harvard University Choir recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)
Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville
Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Director – Robert Mealy
The Harvard Brass
Soprano – Awet Andemicael
Bass – Mark Risinger
Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones
Here is the Harvard University Choir performing “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” …
- Liner notes: Christmas in the Busch