Mezzo-soprano Heather Johnson is a Minnesotan currently living in New
York. She received her bachelor of music degree from St. Olaf College and her
master of music from the Manhattan School of Music. In 2002 she took first-place
honors in the Metropolitan Opera National Council's 49th Annual Upper Midwest
Regional Auditions. She has appeared with the New York City Opera, the Opera
Theatre of St. Louis, and the Nashville and Minnesota operas. She has been featured
in the Portland (Maine) Opera Repertoiy Theater as Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto
and as Mrs. Nolan in The Medium.