HANNAH ROSE KIDWELL 21, born in Montebello, California is currently in her third year of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in music performance at Chapman University where she studies voice with acclaimed soprano Carol Neblett, and is a member of Opera Chapman and University Singers. Ms. Kidwell has performed in several productions in Chapman’s opera program which include Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, Kurt Weill’s After Dark, a cabaret of famous works by Kurt Weill, and most notably, played the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica. Ms. Kidwell most recently made her debut with The Pacific Symphony as the Witch in a family production of Hansel and Gretel. In her short time performing, Ms. Kidwell has won several awards for her talent and merit, including being a semi-finalist and scholarship winner at the national Classical Singer Competition, the winner of the New Century Singer’s Competition, and the most recent winner of the Vocal and Concerto Competition at Chapman.