Janene Nelson is a vocalist and arts administrator living in the Seattle area. She holds a DMA in vocal performance from the University of Oregon and currently serves on the voice faculty at Seattle Pacific University. Dr. Nelson’s professional engagements
range from opera and oratorio to early music, contemporary premieres, and musical theatre. Her operatic roles include Dorabella, Third Lady, Prince Orlofsky, Miss Todd, and Nicklaus, and her recent oratorio performances include Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, John Rutter’s Magnificat, and J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor. Dr. Nelson sang with the Oregon Bach Festival for seven seasons as a member of the Berwick Chorus from 2009 to 2015.