Serena Hill-LaRoche

Voice Faculty
University of South Carolina

Serena Hill-LaRoche has earned praise for her "power, virtuosity...and elegance" with "a thrilling instrument at the top of its range." An active concert artist, she has recently been featured in works such as Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Orff's Carmina Burana, Herbert Howells's Hymnus Paradisi, Poulenc's Gloria, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation and Seasons, and the Vaughan William's Dona Nobis Pacem. Her opera credits include Micaela (Carmen), Lady with the Cake Box (Postcard from Morocco), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and the title role in Dominick Argento's Miss Havisham's Wedding Night. Currently, she is an instructor of voice at the University of South Carolina where she has the great privilege to work with eager graduate and undergraduate singers in applied voice, diction, and vocal pedagogy courses. Hill-LaRoche engages in summer apprentice instruction with the Voice Intensive at the Carolina Music Conservatory and Broadway at USC.