Behind the Scenes With Christine Westhoff, Lyric Soprano
Music is the Journey
Christine Westhoff, Lyric Soprano is passionate about utilizing the transformative power of music to connect with a diverse audience of music enthusiasts and fellow musicians. From a young age, Christine has found immense joy and fulfillment in the creative process of music. Please take a moment to explore the website and learn more about Christine Westhoff.
Renowned as a classically trained lyric soprano, Christine Westhoff is a leading American artist specializing in oratorio and sacred music, sharing the beauty of sacred melodies across the globe. Her recordings are enjoyed on every continent, reaching listeners from diverse backgrounds.
Recognized as a prodigy by her early voice teachers, Christine began her vocal training at the age of 9 and, by 11, was already studying and training under various university professors. Since then, she has dedicated herself to perfecting her art and infusing new life into sacred texts from centuries past.
Her debut recording, "Ora Pro Nobis," released in 2011, served as an introduction to the exquisite beauty of sacred music for many. Christine is deeply committed to reintroducing these forgotten sacred texts.
Christine's Christmas album, "Hark!," achieved international success, with widespread online sales and ranking as a top seller in Independent Music sales charts.It is featured on the playlist of Ireland's Classical Music Station, Lyric FM, and streams on Pandora Radio.
In 2017, Christine released "Glory Hallelujah!," a patriotic recording that celebrates America through beloved songs and hymns. This collection continues to make waves in the music scene, with online streaming reaching audiences from coast to coast. Her rendition of "Shenandoah," featured on the album, has garnered over 200,000 downloads and views worldwide.
Her 2019 album, "Body & Soul," presents a fresh and bold exploration of the operatic aria, showcasing innovative arrangements of well-loved music.
Christine is highly sought after as a concert singer and recording artist, performing in sacred and awe-inspiring venues worldwide. She has given concerts in Italy, England, Ireland, France, and Canada. Additionally, she has been featured as a guest artist for Symphonies and other orchestral ensembles throughout the United States. In November 2018, she had the privilege of performing with the Irish singing trio, The Priests. In 2019 Christine captivated audiences with a series of recitals in the United Kingdom. On October 1st, 2021 she released "American Kaleidoscope," a collection of beloved American standards.
On December 9, 2022, Christine released "Auld Lang Syne,' one of her personal favorites. This beautiful arrangement of Robert Burns' poem, written in 1783, will undoubtedly evoke sentimental feelings.
On March 15th, 2023, Christine released her single, "Were You There." The incredibly moving arrangement of the African-American spiritual, which holds familiarity for many, creates a captivating and emotive experience for the audience.
October 7th, 2023 we stepped into a world of charm and captivation as Christine unveiled the enchanting club version of "Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered." This mesmerizing rendition takes the timeless classic to new heights, infusing it with pulsating energy that is impossible to resist. Prepare to be whisked away on a magical musical journey like no other!
In addition to her illustrious career, Christine has dedicated the past 18 years to operating her own private studio. Here, she has meticulously honed the skills of her students, focusing on precise techniques and paying attention to detail. Thanks to her expert guidance, numerous students have successfully gained admissions to prestigious colleges and conservatories, securing substantial scholarship funds totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars. Christine's unwavering commitment to excellence has empowered her students to confidently pursue their musical aspirations.
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"HER GLORIOUSLY ARCHANGELIC VOICE SANG THESE BELOVED MELODIES AS THOUGH THEY WERE WRITTEN JUST FOR HER. SHE DEMONSTRATED OUTSTANDING CONTROL OF THE MUSICAL LINE FROM PIANISSIMO TO A POWERFUL FORTE. THE EXPRESSION OF EMOTION IN THE MUSIC NEVER FAILED TO RISE TO MAJESTY."CLASSICAL SONOMA
"Mesmerizing! Soprano Christine
Westhoff hits all the right notes with her stunning vocal range and captivating recordings.”
Christine Westhoff, Lyric Soprano
Throughout her career as a professional in the music industry, Christine Westhoff, has truly embraced the belief that music is the language of the soul. If you take a moment to explore her portfolio, you will find a stunning collection of her work that beautifully captures the most memorable moments from her musical journey. These pieces not only showcase her incredible musical experience but also reflect her continuous growth and development as a creative artist.