Reverie Mott Berger

REVERIE MOTT BERGER, a native of California, moved to metro Atlanta in 2007 and has been an active performer and teacher in the area. Recent regional performances include Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Sister Berthe inThe Sound of Music, soloist in Sophisticated Ladies, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, and performer in The Atlanta Opera’s 24-Hour Opera Project. Other roles performed include Elmire in Tartuffe, Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti, Third Secretary in Nixon in China, Valetto inL’Incoronazione di Poppea, and Annina in La Traviata. Dr. Berger has sung in concert in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Magnificat, Rutter’sFeel the Spirit, and Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio. She has performed throughout the South and Midwest with companies such as Capitol City Opera, Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Chicago Opera Theater, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Peach State Opera, and First Coast Opera.

Dr. Berger is an Assistant Professor of Music at Reinhardt University, and was formerly a faculty member at The University of West Georgia and Spring Arbor University in Michigan. She has degrees from The University of Michigan (D.M.A. and B.M.) and The Manhattan School of Music (M.M.). She also attended summer programs at the Opera Theater of Lucca and Brevard Music Center, was a Young Artist with Chicago Opera Theater, was part of the Mentor Program at SongFest in Los Angeles, and recently attended W. Stephen Smith’s “Naked Voice Institute.” Dr. Berger also won the Southeast Regional NATS Artist Awards in 2012 and was a national semi-finalist in the competition.  She currently lives in Marietta with her husband and two little boys.