School of Music

Sue Cotroneo

BIOGRAPHY

A native of Rochester, NY, Susan Cotroneo is at home on both the concert and operatic stage. Operatic credits include such roles as Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata, Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Goldentrill in Mozart’s Impresario, Lucy in Menotti’s The Telephone and Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, a role she debuted at La Festival di Musica da Camera in Italy. As a featured soloist, she has performed such works as Handel’s Messiah, Poulenc’s Gloria, Faure’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate.

Ms. Cotroneo has studied under Gianni Raimondi and Giuseppe Taddei at Il Corso Internazionale di Perfezionamento d’Arte Vocale in Italy where she had the honor of performing the role of Musetta opposite Giuseppe Taddei as Marcello. She continues to coach with Maestro Gildo DiNunzo of the Metropolitan Opera and Isabelle Aubin.

School of Music Responsibilities

  • Applied Voice

Education

  • West Virginia University