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Fine and Performing Arts

Patricia Hengen-Shields

Adjunct Lecturer of Voice, Fine and Performing Arts

Office: Murphy Fine Arts Center Rm. 329
Phone: 443-885-3286

Mezzo-soprano and Baltimore native, Patricia Hengen has performed in numerous venues in the Mid-Atlantic region. In 2023, she was seen in Annapolis Opera’s production of Die Zauberflöte as the Dreite Knäbe, and represented the North Carolina region in the Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition. Other recent roles include Aunt Dee/Drosselmeyer (The Nutcracker), Florinda (Into the Woods), Annina (La Traviata), and Le Prince Charmant (Cendrillon). Past performances include La Boheme, CarmenMadama ButterflySouth PacificLe Nozze di FigaroHairspray: In Concert, and Tosca. She has appeared as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony, the City Choir of Washington under the direction of Grammy award-winning conductor Robert Shafer, and Baltimore Choral Arts Society, where she is a Vocal Fellow. Ms. Hengen is a graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory and a member of the Voice Faculty at the Baltimore School for the Arts.