Leslie Procter, mezzo-soprano, is a promising young singer with a dynamic presence on the recital and opera stage. She was most recently seen as the Mother in Albert Herring and as Evelyn Lincoln in The Figaro Project's world premiere of Joshua Bornfield's Camelot Requiem. Recent seasons also featured performances as Mistress Bentson in Lakmé with the Peabody Opera Theatre. Past roles have included Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Tessa in The Gondoliers, Sally in A Hand of Bridge, the Mistress of the Novices in Suor Angelica, and Njegus in The Merry Widow. Ms. Procter’s solo concert engagements have included Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, and a concert of arias with the Capstone Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Procter has been a first prize winner in the Alabama National Association of Teachers of Singing competition, and she was the second-prize winner in the first Edward Corwin White voice competition at the University of Alabama.
Ms. Procter received a Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory, and she holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Alabama. Currently, she studies with Dr. Stanley Cornett, and she has also been a part of the studios of Edward White and Doff Procter.