About

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Chloe Vaught is a native of Los Angeles, California and has been studying voice since she was six years old. In December 2020 she received her B.A. in Vocal Performance from UCLA and studied with Maria Fortuna-Dean. During her time at UCLA, she was the soprano in the inaugural Seraphic Fire Young Artists Ensemble for two years and performed biannually with Seraphic Fire in Miami, Florida. Additionally she attended the Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen School of Music. In 2020, she was grammy nominated for her performance with the chorus for the premiere of Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus in Buffalo, New York. 

Now, Chloe is one of the core sopranos of the Los Angeles based choir Tonality and performs with them often. She frequently records for independent films, background vocals sessions, and thoroughly enjoys contributing to others’ passion projects. As a soloist, she possesses versatility and loves to explore many genres including early music, contemporary music, pop, jazz, and more. Chloe wants to continue recording for film and television, premiering pieces in collaboration with contemporary composers, and performing in the Los Angeles area. Her love of music shows in every performance!

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE- CHORAL

-2021 GRAMMY recipient for Best Choral Performance in Richard Danielpour’s The Passion of Yeshua, recorded with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus

-Soprano section leader at Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica

-Core Soprano of Los Angeles-based choir, Tonality

-Soprano in J.S.Bach’s Jesu Meine Freude for the Dilijan Chamber Music Series at Colburn School of Music in January 2020

-Soprano in the U.S. Premier of Rachel Fuller’s Animal Requiem in October 2019

-Student in the Aspen Music Festival’s Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute in Summer 2019

-UCLA Seraphic Fire Ensemble Artist member of Chorus in Seraphic Fire’s performance of Poulenc’s Mass in G in May 2019

-Chorus member of the East Coast premiere of Richard Danielpour’s oratorio The Passion of Yeshua with the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra in April 2019

-Chorus member of UCLA Opera’s world premiere of Carla Lucero’s opera Juana in April 2019

-UCLA Seraphic Fire Ensemble Artist member of Chorus in Seraphic Fire’s performance of Vivaldi and La Pieta in February 2019

-UCLA Seraphic Fire Ensemble Artist member of Chorus in Seraphic Fire’s performance of Arvo Pärt’s Passio in April 2018

-UCLA Seraphic Fire Ensemble Artist member of Chorus in Seraphic Fire’s performance of J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion in February 2018

-Chorus member of the Final Fantasy-Distant Worlds concert at Microsoft Theater January 2018

-Chorus member of Rossini’s Stabat Mater for L.A. Dream Orchestra performance February 2016

SIGNIFICANT CHORAL WORKS PERFORMED

 

-Poulenc’s Mass in G

-J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

-J.S. Bach’s Jesu Meine Freude 

-Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna

-Arvo Part’s Passio

-David Lang’s Little Match Girl Passion

-Handel’s Messiah

-Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem

-Rossini’s Stabat Mater

-Mahler’s Symphony no. 2

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE - SOLO AND ROLES

 

-Daphné in Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers

-Soloist in UCLAOpera’s Michelle DeYoung Recital 

-Lead Singer in The Chloe Vaught Quartet that performed jazz standards weekly at the restaurant Pips on La Brea 

-The Sleep Fairy in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Studio City Opera