Laura Strickling was praised by The New York Times for her, “flexible voice, crystalline diction, and warm presence.” She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, National Sawdust, Trinity Church on Wall Street, Washington National Cathedral, the Opera America Center, Mexicoliederfest, Liederfest in Suzhou (China), and the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. She has appeared as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Asheville Symphony, and the Cathedral Choral Society. Ms. Strickling created the role of Fanni Radnòti in the World Premiere of Tom Cipullo’s opera The Parting with Music of Remembrance. A devoted recitalist, she curated The New Music Shelf Anthology for Soprano, and has appeared with the Brooklyn Art Song Society, Yellow Barn Music Festival, New Music Gathering, Lyric Fest of Philadelphia, Trinity Concerts at One, the American Liszt Society, and has presented guest artist recitals at the University of Georgia, Mercer University, College of William and Mary, Mercer University, University of Notre Dame, and Pittsburg State University. Her discography includes her recording of James Matheson’s Times Alone , Glen Roven’s The Vineyard Songs, Jake Heggie’s Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Tom Cipullo’s Of a Certain Age. A Chicago native, Ms. Strickling currently makes her home in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.