Award winning soprano Stella Markou has appeared as a featured
soloist for numerous performing venues. Versed in the realm of
oratorio, opera and recital work she has performed as a guest
artist with the Union Avenue Opera, the Masterworks Chorale,
the Dance New Amsterdam Company, the University of Nevada Las
Vegas, the Ambassadors of Harmony as well as the Arianna
Her stage performances include Off-Broadway as well as roles
performed from The Queen of Spades
, The Turn of the Screw
, The Telephone
, La Canterina
and Histoire du Soldat
. Recently she opened an
international Maria Callas exhibit for the Hellenic Parliament
Foundation and the Consulate General of Greece.
Her festival work includes the Heidelberg New Music Festival,
International Computer Music Conference, Electronic Music
Midwest, and SEAMUS. A passionate performer of contemporary
music, Dr. Markou holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory
of Music the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Doctorate of
Musical Arts from The University of Arizona.
Her work can be found on the SEAMUS and MSR record labels.
Since 2007, Dr. Markou has been the Director of Vocal Studies
at the University of Missouri St. Louis, where she teaches
voice and directs their Opera Theatre productions.