Mezzo-Soprano Tess Clark is a first-year undergraduate student at the Peabody Institute in the studio of Stanley Cornett. Upcoming performances include the role of Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Halifax Summer Opera Festival. Programs she has attended include the Boston University of Tanglewood Young Artists Vocal Program, Washington National Opera Institute, and Crittenden Opera Institute. Previously, she studied with tenor John Aler. She is the recipient the William W. More PhD Scholarship and the Fanny B Thalheimer Memorial Scholarship. She has won both 1 st and 3 rd place in Virginia State-Wide Bland Competition.