Stacey Helley

Mezzo-soprano | D.M.A. Early Music Vocal Performance

Stacey just completed her D.M.A. in Early Music Vocal Performance at USC’s Thornton School of Music. She minored in Vocal Pedagogy, Musicology, and Opera Directing. In 2014, she won the Presser Graduate for a (soon to be released) recording of the monody of Antonio Cifra (1584–1629). Her Masters thesis, “Laryngeal Height as Seen in Modern and Historical Vocal Treatises, and Instructional Literature on Historical Performance Practice” can be viewed on ProQuest and She has written several article and conference papers.