Featured as Queen of the Night in the opera film Magic Flute Diaries (release date June 2008) by Emmy Award winning director Kevin Sullivan, Erin Windle has captivated audiences worldwide.
Her acclaimed roles include Norina in Don Pasquale, Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Musetta in La Boheme, Baby Doe in The Ballad of Baby Doe, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Marie in The Daughter of the Regiment, Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Cunegonde in Candide, Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and her signature role of Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann (a “fine soprano,” … “superb intonation, remarkable coloratura” - Opera News). She has been a frequent soloist at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall (Mozart “coloratura passages, which she rendered with admirable ease and purity” - New York Times), and has performed with opera companies throughout Europe, the United States, and South America. The American soprano’s personal favorites include Toronto’s Opera Atelier, Cincinnati Opera, Orlando Opera, and Opera Memphis. Additionally, she has been featured soloist with such symphonies as the Prague Philharmonic, Mostly Mozart Festival, Charleston Symphony, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, the Ridgefield Symphony (“delightfully flirtatious as Musetta in the lyrically lovely Waltz Song from Puccini’s La Bohème and tearfully imploring as Lauretta in O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi” – Ridgefield New-Times).
Ms. Windle’s discography includes the role of Emily in the critically acclaimed Help, Help the Globolinks! by Gian Carlo Menotti and Queen of the Night in Sullivan Entertainment’s Magic Flute Diaries.
In addition to performing, Ms. Windle is a voice instructor for many of the top young performers in the Greenwich and Stamford area. She is a popular instructor among Greenwich High School students, and has worked with many of the school’s top voice students. “I’m thrilled to work with the next generation of singers. It reinvigorates my love of music, and it excites me to see many of my students win prestigious vocal awards and scholarships.”
Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Ms. Windle attended the Mozarteum (Salzburg, Austria), the University of Delaware, and the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies in Aldeburgh, England. She now resides in Stamford, CT with her husband, published playwright and filmmaker, Mark Bellusci, and their two children, Nick and Nina.