Brett Umlauf



SIREN Baroque presents:


Where: Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W 13th St (between 5th & 6th Avenues)
New York NY 10011
Subway: F, V and L trains at 14th St and 6th Ave
      1, 2 and 3 trains at 14th St and 7th Ave
      N, Q, R, W, 4, 5 and 6 trains at 14th St / Union Square
When: Friday, February 24th at 7:30pm
What: As Shakespeare wrote, "The course of true love never did run smooth..." The ladies of SIREN Baroque play The Course of Love: a tale of passion and betrayal through early English music and song, featuring lutenist Christopher Morrongiello.
Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 students and seniors
Buy Online or at the door.
More Information: Siren Baroque   • Poster   • Tenri
Brett Umlauf "brought a pealing, focused sound to a sword-swinging Athena."
(Steve Smith, The New York Times)
Brett Umlauf's voice "has a lovely focus, and the fearsome coloratura challenges of Edonide's music held no terrors for her."
(George Loomis, Opera News)

Bellman on Bellman

Co-creator and co-star in this two-person musical revue about the Swedish rococo composer.


Founding member of this baroque treble trio focussing on early music spectacles with poetry and period gesture.

Company XIV

Collaborator via Charites, providing live music for this multi-media theater company's productions: Snow White and Le Cirque Féerique.

Dances of Vice

Singer and catwalker at Shien Lee's costumed festival of decadence, opulence and glamor.

Manhattan Mermaid

Queen Dido in this film by Tristan v Christann.

Morningside Opera

Member of the board of directors and principal artist at this innovative opera company, formerly known as OperaRepo. Most recently created the role of "T" in Atra, Ossia l'Amore Ricordato. Past roles include Edonide in J.A. Hasse's Alcide al bivio.

SIREN Baroque

Singer in this all-female collective of New York based baroque musicians who specialize in programming women composers as well as commissioning new works for baroque instrumentation.

Vilas Baroque

Singer with this newly formed ensemble, showcasing the upcoming generation of early music talent emerging from NYC.

10th Church of Christ, Scientist, SoHo

Soloist and music programmer at services each Sunday since 2005.


Dartmouth College cum laude in Classics Hanover, NH
The Queens College Baroque Opera Workshop Queens, NY (Workshop Footage 2010   •   Workshop Audio 2011)
Folkuniversitetet Lund, Sweden
Columbia University School of General Studies NYC
Mannes College of Music, The New School University NYC
Bloomingdale School of Music NYC


Mary Ellen Callahan, John Fiorito


Ellen Hargis, Lena Susanne Norin, Drew Minter


2010 Swedish Women's Educational Association of New York scholarship winner for research and performance in Sweden.
2009 Swedish Institute Visiting Researcher Grant Stockholm, Sweden.
Brett Umlauf
New York City
Photo by Caterina Siana