Diane Walters described as a “clear, beautifully colored soprano” by the Broad Street Review in Philadelphia and “sweetly endearing” by Music in Cincinnati, is an artist based in Brownsville, Texas. A frequent soloist, she has performed such works as Mozart’s Requiem, Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Honeggper’s King David, Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Purcell’s Come Ye Sons of Art, and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass.
A specialist in collaborative music, Diane has sung with ensembles across the country and in Europe including the Grammy award-winning ensemble The Crossing, Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble, Taylor Festival Choir, Weimar Bach Cantata Academy, Chorosynthesis, Berwick Chorus of the Oregon Bach Festival, Schola Cincinnati, Dallas Choral Festival, and JSB Ensemble of the International Bachakademie Stuttgart. Diane recently founded Alium Spiritum, a professional vocal quartet with her husband, Sean Taylor.
Before moving to Brownsville, Diane taught elementary music and directed the Carroll High School Drama Club. She received a Bachelor of Music from Capital University Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music and a Professional Studies Diploma from the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University. Diane joins us on the Baltimore faculty this year, returning for her seventh season with BCI after having both apprenticed and served as an administrative assistant.