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Nicole M. Wehrli studies with Antoinette Faes in Fribourg, Switzerland. In parallel to her musical studies she works with the art director Gisèle Sallin in drama and performance. Additionally she receives her diploma from the Musik-Akademie Basel in basic music teaching. She follows masterclasses with Brigitte Balleys, Elisabeth Glauser, Kathrin Graf, Philippe Huttenlocher, Joyce McLean, Daniel Ferro, Peter Schreier.
She studies her first soprano parts with the soprano Liuba Chuchrova.

On stage N. Wehrli performs at the Opéra de Fribourg the parts of Hippolyta in Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ciesca in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and at the Théâtre des Osses Mme Madou in Mesdames de la Halle by J. Offenbach and Anna in Die sieben Todsünden from Kurt Weill.
Open to all styles of music she interprets the part of Die Rote Lisi in the operette Der Fidele Bauer.

Her sacred repertory ranges from Bach, Haydn and Rossini to contemporary composers.
She especially loves the intimacy of the recital with piano or harp of various romantic composers, at which her passion for languages and her broad range of vocal colors for different styles of music proves winning.

Mainly due to a visit to Central Asia she becomes fascinated by old Swiss folk songs. In 2010 she performs her first solo concert with old Swiss folk songs only.

Nicole M. Wehrli is a passionate tutor and works at different music schools in Switzerland like the Regionale Musikschule Liestal (rml), where she teaches a special voice class for children up to twelve years and also directs the children's choirs. Furthermore she tutors voice for the boy's choir Solothurner Singknaben and acts as soloist coach as well.
Since 2010 she is also teaching at the music school in Wettingen.
Nicole is also sought-after as an instructor for classes in «voice and movement».

A special highlight in Nicole's career is the production of the musical play In der Kinderstube in 2010 for children from six years on, in which she is not only performing the singing parts but is also at the origin of the concept of the play together with the russian pianist Tatiana Korsunskaya and the stage director Salomé Im Hof.

Still dreaming of producing a CD with children's songs from all over the world Nicole is currently working on her new solo program Nicole fait le Loup with a loop station and a lot of folksongs.

April 2016