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As writer/producer, Carolyn Black-Sotir creates and produces special themed programs for cabaret, theatre, and symphony pops programs. Most recently, she was commissioned to write, direct, and perform in American Salute: Music of our Nation . In celebration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the musical tribute was filmed for television broadcast and is scheduled for numerous performances. (click here for excerpt)

Along with producing eight touring productions dedicated to the music of American theatre, she works as a director of opera. She directed scenes from Anna Bolena, Carmen, L’incoronazione di Poppea , La Boheme, Dialogue of the Carmelites, Suor Angelica, La Forza del Destino, Madama Butterfly, Aida for the nationally recognized Maryland Opera Studio. She served as Assistant Director to renown opera director Leon Major on the world premiere of Shadowboxer, an opera based on the life of legendary Joe Louis. Most recently, Carolyn worked with celebrated Metropolitan Opera soprano Carmen Balthrop in staging Miss Manners on Music as part of Art of Argento, a ten-day celebration of American Opera composer Dominick Argento.

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