BIO

 American soprano Maire (pronounced Mary) Clement is a   singing artist based in the Midwest. Maire performs with   her husband and musical partner in their duo The Boston   Imposters as well as in concerts and recitals throughout   the country. Maire is a certified Transformational Voice®   Teacher.                                    

 Maire received her Masters of Music from the voice  department at the University of Louisville under the tutelage  of Edith Davis Tidwell. She received her Bachelor’s of  Music from Lawrence Conservatory of Music, where she  studied with Steven Paul Spears. She has performed  “Papagena” in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, “Goldentrill” in  Mozart’s Impressario, and “Cathleen” in Ralph Vaughan  Williams’ Riders to the Sea. A highlight of  her past roles  include “Greta Fiorentino” in Kurt Weill’s  Street Scene,  “Emmie” in Britten’s Albert Herring, “Little  Edie” in Grey  Gardens and “Clara” in The Light in the Piazza.

 Fulfilling a lifelong dream, she performed in a concert with  Kristin Chenoweth and the Louisville Orchestra at the  Kentucky Center for the  Arts. Her debut with Kentucky  Opera was as a witch in Verdi’s Macbeth. Maire has also   sung in The Lakes Area  Music Festival  as a solo singer,   and in the chorus of  Puccini’s La  Bohème, where she   served as the chorus liaison. A  recipient of the Lawrence   Conservatory Conservatory- Squared Scholarship, she   traveled to Arezzo, Italy, where  she covered the role of   “Despina” in Oberlin in Italy’s production of Cosí fan Tutte.   She attended La Musica Lirica 2012, where she     participated in a scenes program, concerts, opera chorus,   and an intense study of the Italian language in Novafeltria,   Italy. In July of 2015, she sang as a quartet with Daniel   Weeks, Chad Sloan, Emily Howes and Dr. Naomi Oliphant   performing recitals inToronto and  Detroit.

 

 A lover of new music, she had the honor of premiering    pieces titled “Heloise: Sun” and "Planting Song" by Jan   Gilbert in her hometown in Minnesota. Maire sang as an   apprentice artist with the Thompson Street Opera   Company in Louisville, KY, where she premiered the role   of “Darling Donnis” in Philip Thompson’s opera titled Final   Battle for Love.

photo by Jan Abbot Photography

© Maire Clement 2019

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