Adjunct Professor of Music (2007)
B.S. Ed. Bemidji State University
M.M. Northwestern University
Artist's Diploma Depaul University
From Carnegie Hall, to the Salzburg Festspielhaus, to Royal Albert Hall, to Africa, internationally acclaimed soprano Robin Allebach has graced the world's renowned musical stages. A 2008 concert tour of Italy brought audiences to their feet with her soul inspiring renditions of American spirituals. Of her sassy Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Elgin Opera, the Romanelli Review wrote, "...A voice such as hers is not learned but bestowed". Of the title role of Norma with Milwaukee Opera the Rogers Harnett Times wrote “…a fierce technical foundation, she is the soprano to watch”. A sought after singer and performer, Ms. Allebach has also appeared in performances with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Opera Theater, Grant Park Symphony, Chicago Reading Orchestra, the German Language Society of Chicago, Milwaukee Opera, Sparling Theatrical Productions, Didier LePauw's Parisian Salon Concerts , Chanticleer Opera Theater, Bowen Park Opera Company, Chicago Celebrating Chopin, the Beverly Foundation for the Performing Arts, Alliance Francais, Bluffton Choral Society, the Zimriya Fest (Israel), the Europa Cantat (Switzerland), and has appeared in recital in the Karawa, the Congo. With numerous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus recordings to her credit, including Barber's The Lovers; The Prayers of Kierkegaard with conductor Andrew Schenck, Ms. Allebach was personally selected by the late Sir Georg Solti for Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Grammy award winning recording of the Bach B Minor Mass. She has also sung under conductors Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Leonard Slatkin, James Levine, James Conlon, Michael Tilson Thomas, John Nelson, Nicholas McGegan, Bruno Bartoletti, Claudio Abbado and Nicholas McGegan. Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Robin Allebach now serves on the faculty of Bemidji State University, Moorhead State University and Valley City State University. Founder and artistic director of Fargo Moorhead Festival of Singing, she holds degrees in music from Northwestern University, Depaul University and Bemidji State University. She is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists, Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.