Gronewold Sly, Marcia


Instruments Played

Current Performance Ensembles
Blue Hill Bach

Personal Summary / Bio

Mezzo-soprano Marcia Gronewold Sly is a versatile artist whose repertoire ranges from the Baroque to the avant-garde in opera, oratorio, and chamber music.  Working with such esteemed conductors as Kent Nagano, Nicholas McGegan, Joanne Falletta, and William McGlaughlin, she has appeared with organizations that include American Bach Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Opera, and the Kronos Quartet. A founding member of two vocal ensembles dedicated to contemporary music, Modus Novus and Ariel, she has sung in premiere performances and recordings of numerous works. A graduate of San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Ms. Gronewold Sly also holds a degree in Interdisciplinary Creative Arts from San Francisco State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Music Performance and Literature from Mills College.  An experienced writer and arts administrator, she has recently founded Blue Hill Bach, whose mission is to present historically informed performances, recordings, and educational programs that explore vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque in coastal Downeast Maine. She currently serves on the voice faculty at University of Maine, Orono, and teaches in her private studio in Brooklin.  



Professional Performer or Semi-Pro Performer, Early Music Administrator (agent, presenter, director), Teacher/Professor

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Contact Information


88 Hillside Road
Brooklin, ME, 04616
United States
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