Lynell Kruckeberglynell

Instructor, Music


On the operatic stage,  Lynell   Kruckeberg  has performed numerous dramatic roles, including the lead of Violetta in La Traviata for Rimrock Opera and NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Other stage credits include Meg Page in Falstaff, Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, Gertrude in Hansel und Gretel, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, La Voix in The Tales of Hoffman, and Knitter 2 in A Game of Chance. Concert appearances include the soprano solos in Handel’s Messiah, Poulenc’s Gloria, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang, and Vivaldi’s Gloria.

Lynell   Kruckeberg  is regularly featured in the Music From the Beartooths concert series and the Red Lodge Fringe Festival. Other musical collaborations include a 2014 performance of Bach’s Coffee Cantata with the Red Lodge Chamber Players, and education outreach programs with the Alberta Bair Theater in Billings.

In 2012,  Lynell  earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa. Other voice studies include completion of a Vocology Certificate from the National Center for Voice and Speech in Salt Lake City in 2011. In 2014, she completed all three levels of Jeannette LoVetri’s Somatic Voicework™  at the CCM Workshop (contemporary commercial music) at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia.

Lynell   Kruckeberg  lives in Red Lodge, Montana, with her husband Chris. In their free time, they are frequently found on the ski slopes, on the golf course, and enjoying the many opportunities found in the Beartooths Mountains.