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Alexandra Porter, soprano, is a dedicated performer, programmer, and supporter of contemporary music. This season brings collaborations with mezzo soprano Kayleigh Butcher, flutist Joshua Weinberg at the Muhlenberg Contemporary Music Festival, and the world premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth with The Crossing and the New York Philharmonic. Recent performances include George Crumb’s Apparition with pianist Andrea Lodge, the world premiere of Andrew Lovett’s opera The Analysing Engine (Sally) at Princeton University, the world premiere of The Bells by Juliana Hall, the premiere of five commissioned works for her ensemble Poor Puppet, and as a featured soloist in the recording of John Luther Adams’ Canticles of the Holy Wind (The Crossing). She has studied at New Music on the Point, the Cortona Sessions for New Music, the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, and the Nief-Norf Summer Festival. A passionate educator, she is an adjunct voice instructor at Muhlenberg College. In Princeton, she runs Contemporary Undercurrent of Song Project, a recital series for new vocal music now entering its fourth season. More at