Toni Marie Palmertree, Soprano, is a first year Adler fellow
with The San Francisco Opera. This
season she was called to step into the title role of Madama Butterfly for the November 18th 2016 performance
at The San Francisco Opera. Janos
Gereben from The San Francisco Classical Voice wrote: “The young soprano not only met the
challenge, but she claimed her place among the finest vocal interpreters of the
role heard here recently.” Additional
roles with the company include Barena in Jenufa,
Voice of Heaven in Don Carlo, High
Priestess in Aida, Elisabetta in Don Carlo (Cover) and the title role in Madama Butterfly (cover).
A recent recipient of the The Richard F. Gold Career Grant by the Shoshana Foundation, she is proud to
hold many awards including winner of The Metropolitan Opera National Council
District Awards, finalist in The International Moniuszko Voice Competion, and The Classical Singer Voice
competition. She took First place in the
Long Leaf Opera of North Carolina voice competition, The Kennett Square
Symphony Voice Competition, and The Marcella Sembrich competition. She was awarded third place in the National Opera Association Voice Competition, the James
Parkinson Opera Competition and the second place winner of the Sylvia Green
Voice Competition. From The Peabody
Conservatory, she was granted The Anita Erdman award.
Toni Marie Palmertree, received her Bachelor of Music degree
from The Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also
grateful to study with renowned voice teachers Laura Brooks Rice, Mark
Moliterno, and Phyllis Bryn Julson.