Maureen Brabec is a dramatic soprano originally from Homewood, Illinois.  She recently covered Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer in Opera Maine's first production of Wagner's works. In July 2021, she sang Myrrhine in Pittsburgh Festival Opera’s film version of Mark Adamo’s Lysistrata and joined the American Wagner Project to study Sieglinde from Die Walküre. During her two year apprenticeship with the Boston University Opera Institute, she sang Aunt Norris in Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park, Elaine in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening and prepared Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito (production canceled due to the Covid19 pandemic) and sang in scenes from Tosca, Der Rosenkavalier and Arabella. In July 2019, she made her professional debut with Opera Maine singing Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte. Between 2018-2019, she sang Mamousia in the West Coast premiere of Janice Hamer’s Lost Childhood, La Condesa in the first workshop of Carla Lucero’s Juana, and made her principal role debut as Susan B. Anthony in Thomson's The Mother of Us All with Opera UCLA. In June 2018, she covered the role of Prima Donna/Ariadne in Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos at Miami Music Festival. Ms. Brabec has her MM in Voice from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.