Previous seasons include performances as Musetta in La bohème for Minnesota Opera’s “Opera Under the Stars” summer concert series; Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro and Juliette in Roméo et Juliette with Livermore Valley Opera; Abigail Williams in The Crucible with Rimrock Opera; Clorinda in Jean-Pierre Ponelle’s innovative production of La Cenerentola and an outreach tour as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, both with Opera Colorado; Liù in Turandot and Anna in Nabucco with Minnesota Opera; and Micaëla in Carmen with Livermore Valley Opera and Opera Fort Collins. Additional roles performed include Madeline (Face on the Barroom Floor), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Emily (Our Town), Josefina (Autumn Orchard), and the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen. She has also been a guest artist with Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Music Festival, Bakken Trio (Minnesota) and the Helena Symphony (Montana), Marina del Rey Symphony, and a guest recital at the Chautauqua Institution (New York).
A 2016 finalist of the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition, Ms. Conover has placed consistently in competitions, including the National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition (2015 First Place Winner), the Grand Junction Symphony Young Artist Competition (2014 First Place Winner), the Irene Dalis Competition (2013 Second Place Winner and Audience Choice), The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (2011 Rocky Mountain Region Third Place Winner and 2012 Finalist), and the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition (2010 First Place Winner). Her training includes the Minnesota Opera Resident Artist program (2012-14), the Aspen Music Festival Opera Theatre program (2011), and the Opera Colorado Young Artist program (2010-11).
Ms. Conover was proud to represent her home state of Montana as a contestant in the 2007 Miss America Pageant and traveled extensively speaking to students on a platform close to her heart: “Music Makes the Difference.”