Biography

Sharon Gross holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from the University of North Texas with a certification in Choral Music Education (Voice Concentration) and also has a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from University of North Texas, with an emphasis in opera and choral music. She was a vocal student of Dr. Stephen Farish and Professor Harold Heiberg. During her musical studies at UNT, Ms. Gross was a member of the UNT Madrigal Singers conducted by Dr. Robert Ottman and the UNT A cappella Choir, conducted by Mr. Frank McKinley. She performed with the UNT Choir at the Kennedy Center in Washington D. C., and also toured with the choir, during her graduate studies, to Poland, England, Holland, France and Belgium. She also had the opportunity to study voice in New York with Mr. Bill Schuman.  Ms. Gross sang professionally with the Ridgewood Singers and toured Paris, Monte Carlo, Germany, and England, performing with the Jazz Ensemble “Vocal Point.” She has performed and also directed operas and musicals throughout her career.  Ms. Gross performed with the Dallas Opera Chorus, Fort Worth Opera Chorus and also performed with Fort Worth Opera in the artist program.   Ms. Gross sang with Robert Shaw Chorale in New York at Carnegie Hall during performances of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. Sharon Gross is currently a member of the Dallas Symphony Chorus under the direction of Mr. Joshua Habermann.  During June of 2014, Ms. Gross toured Spain and France (Provence) with the Dallas Symphony Chorus as they performed the Mozart Requiem.

Education

B.M.E. – University of North Texas
M.M. – University of North Texas