Eulalia S. McIntire

(Professional name Lalita Salazar)

600 East Cathedral Road

Philadelphia, PA  19128

 

 

RÉSUMÉ

 

Voice - Mezzo-soprano

 

LANGUAGES

            Spanish - native language, born Habana, Cuba

            French - read, speak and write fluently                                     

            English - read, speak and write fluently

 

EDUCATION

            Master of Music, Temple University,  January, 1992

            Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Chestnut Hill College, May, 1986     

            Diplôme de Langue Française, Alliance Française, Paris, 1981

            High School Diploma, Eden Hall, Torresdale, Pa.

            Elementary and Secondary schooling,  Habana, Cuba

 

PERFORMANCE     Graduate recital for Master's in Vocal Performance at Esther EXPERIENCE               Boyer College of Music, Temple University, February 22, 1991         

                                    Solo recitals in Peru and Ecuador sponsored by USIS (United

                                                States Information Service) (1970-77)

                                    Viennese operetta presentations, Municipal Theatre, Caracas,                                       Venezuela (1975)

                                    Recorded LP of Cuban folk songs for ODEON, Lima, Peru (1974)

                                    Solo performance in the Primer Festival de Arte Cubano, in the

                                                Teatro Municipal, Caracas, Venezuela, (1972)

                                    Directed Lima Women's Chorale in collaboration with the Lima

                                                Symphony Orchestra to celebrate United Nations Day (1972)

                                    Recital for Instituto Cultural Venezolano-Norteamericano, Caracas,

                                                Venezuela (1969)

                                    Many leading roles in musical comedy performances (Funny                              Girl, Man of La Mancha, The King and I, Can-Can, Bye                                   Bye Birdie, Gilbert and Sullivan Productions) (1963-70)

                                    Performed the role of Prince Orlofsky, in "Die Fledermaus"

                                                with Beaumont Civic Opera  (1963) (with conductor Dr.                                   Peter Fuchs)

                                    Signed contract with Dallas Civic Opera Company (1963) (AGMA)

                                    Contract with AGMA for performance as the Countess in "Andrea

                                                Chenier" with Opera Guild of Greater Miami (1961)

                                    Pre 1960 - one season with the Los Angeles and San Francisco

                                                Light Opera Companies.  Numerous appearances on radio

                                                and TV in Habana, Cuba.  LP recordings of Cuban Folk

                                                songs and one feature film, "Cuba Canta y Baila". Guest                                    appearances on NBC radio in New York, BBC in London,                          Radio Nationale. Paris. Fulfilled long-term singing contracts                                                 in Rio de Janiero and London.

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

           

TEACHING               Founded and directed the Caracas  Women's Chorale (1967-81).

EXPERIENCE           Assumed direction of the Lima Women's Chorale (1971-73)

(Musical)                    Musical direction of "Brigadoon", Port Arthur, Texas (1964)

                                    Trained and coached singers for choral works and solo presenta-

                                    tions in Port Arthur, Beaumont and Wichita Falls, Texas (1965-67)

                                   

                                               

 

TEACHING               For more than twenty years have been teaching Spanish, French and EXPERIENCE                  English at the Berlitz Language Schools. 

(Languages)               Taught Spanish and French for the Venezuelan-American Associa-

                                                tion of University Women for three years (1967-1970).                                                

                                               

CHORAL                   Temple University Choir (1987-88)     

EXPERIENCE           Britten's "A Ceremony of Carols"                                 

                                    Verdi's "Requiem" at Casals Festival, Puerto Rico.

                                    Madrigal Singers of Chestnut Hill College (1985-86)

                                    Choir of Chestnut Hill College (1982-86)

                                    Handel's "Messiah" - Faure's "Requiem"

                                    Philomusica Choral group, Erdenheim, Pa., (1983)

                                    Purcell's "Ode to Queen Mary" (solo and chorus)

                                    Caracas Women's Chorale (1977-81) - Director and founder

                                    Lima Women's Chorale (1971-73) - Director

                                    Choir of Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, TX., (1965-66)

                                    Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Wichita Falls, TX (1964)

                                    Vivaldi's "Gloria in D major" - solo and choir

                                    Opera Guild of Greater Miami (1960-61) - solo and choir

                                    Giordano's "Andrea Chenier" - (The Countess)

                                    Los Angeles and San Francisco Light Opera Companies

                                    choir in "New Moon" and "Song of Norway"

                                    Sociedad Coral de la Habana (Choral Society of Havana)

                                    Verdi's "Requiem" - Debussy's "La Damoiselle Élue"

                                    Eric Kleiber conducting, The Havana Symphony

                                    Orchestra - Choral Director, Paul Csonka .

                                   

                       

            Survived by husband Robert L. McIntire, two sons and daughters-in-law, Mr. & Mrs

Robert A. McIntire of Plantation, Florida, Mr. & Mrs. John C. McIntire of Darien,

Connecticut, six grandchildren.and a brother José Salazar of Miami, Florida.