Dr. Laura Osgood Brown

Instructor of Vocal Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp


D.M.A., Voice Performance and Literature, Eastman School of Music; M.M., Voice Performance, College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati; B.M., Music Education and Performance in Harp, and Voice, Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam

A native of Rochester, New York, Dr. Laura Osgood Brown is Director of Opera Workshop and Instructor of Voice at Interlochen Arts Academy. Before coming to Interlochen, Osgood Brown served on the voice faculty at Ithaca College, the University of Rochester, and the Crane School of Music.

Osgood Brown is an active and accomplished performer. Her past roles include Mimì in La Boheme with Opera on the Avalon in Newfoundland and Micaëla in Carmen with Finger Lakes Opera. During her time in Rochester, Laura was the soprano soloist in Britten’s War Requiem, and also performed the role of the Female Chorus in Britten’s opera The Rape of Lucretia. In 2006, she premiered the role of Nora in Paul Siskind's The Sailor-Boy and the Falcon, starring alongside Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe.

Osgood-Brown received her Doctor of Musical Arts in voice performance from the Eastman School of Music and her Masters of Music from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. While at Eastman School of Music, she won the concerto competition, and was awarded second prize in the Jesse Kneisel Lieder Competition, judged by Dawn Upshaw.