Sonja Bruzauskas, alto, has been praised for her "captivating performance," "entrancing vocal line," and "youthful vigor." Prior to her move to the United States, Ms. Bruzauskas was the first Mezzo Soprano soloist for the Staatsoperette Dresden, performing principal roles in both musicals and operas. Sonja has appeared as soloist with the Volkstheater Rostock, Nordharzer Staedtebundtheater, Filmorchester Babelsberg, Bochumer Symphoniker, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Opera as well as local groups such as Da Camera, the Bach Society, Mercury Baroque, Symphony of Southeast Texas, the Greenbriar Consortium, the Houston Chamber Orchestra, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, the Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre and Ars Lyrica. In addition to being a performing artist, Ms. Bruzauskas gives concerts and talks about interactive and provocative approaches to music and thought. She also leads collaborative projects for CSSSA at CalArts, Los Angeles. Sonja has sung with the Houston Chamber Choir since 2012.