Resume of Rose E. Betz-Zall

  • Mezzo-soprano

Opera Roles Performed

  • The Marquise in Daughter of the Regiment (Donizetti), Northwest Opera in Schools, Etc., dir: Lisa Bergman, 2003
  • Royal Orphan in Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss), Seattle Opera, 1997
  • Suzuki in Madama Butterfly (Puccini), Kitsap Opera, 1997
  • Volpina in The Pizza Parlor adapted from The Apothecary (Haydn), Northwest Opera in Schools, Etc., dir: Lisa Bergman, 1995
  • Mother in Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck), Northwest Opera in Schools, Etc., dir: Lisa Bergman, 1994 and 1999
  • Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti), dir: Mary Anne Gonzales, 1993
  • Ericlea in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse (Monteverdi), Seattle Chamber Singers. dir: George Shangrow, 1988
  • Hata in The Bartered Bride (Smetana), Everett Opera, dir: Hans Wolf, 1987
  • Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart), Temple University, dir: John Burrows, 1984
  • Bessie in Das Kleine Mahagonny (Weill), Temple University, dir: Richard Flusser, 1983

Other Opera Performing Experience

  • Sammamish Symphony Orchestra: "Ah scostati!" (Mozart) and "Rosenkavalier Trio" (Strauss), 2002
  • Seattle Opera Guild Preview Artist: Rusalka
  • Seattle Opera Preview Artist: Carmen, Orfeo, Werther
  • Seattle Opera Chorus Member 1986-2005


  • M.M., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1984
  • Private voice studies: Marianne Weltmann
  • Voice Coach: Beth Kirchhoff, George Fiore, Hartwig Eichberg
  • Acting Studies: Joel Friedman, Richard Flusser


  • "Miss Rosy's Sing-Along Songs" features songs for young children, available from artist