UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & PROJECTS

stranger from paradise - opera omaha: may 26 & 27, 2017

World premiere of this new work commissioned by Opera Omaha, libretto by Kevin Lawler and music by Nevada Jones.  The story is an exploration of the love, life and work of the prophetic artist William Blake and his wife and collaborator, Catherine Blake.  Singing the role of Catherine.

RED CLOUD OPERA HOUSE:  NOV. 17, 2017

Concert featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and J. Gawf, piano.

minden opera house: nov. 18, 2017

OMAHA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC: FEB. 10, 2018

The "Art of the Story Song" featuring a journey through story songs from various musical genres. Discussion to follow.


RECENT PERFORMANCES

wood river concert series - wood river, ne: feb. 19, 2017

"Something Cool" featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and J. Gawf, piano.

stranger from paradise (workshop 2) - opera omaha: nov. 2016

la boheme (opera omaha): nov. 4 & 6, 2016

stranger from paradise (new work preview) - opera omaha at the omaha community playhouse: oct. 17, 2016

opera outdoors (opera omaha): sep. 9, 2016

stranger from paradise (workshop 1) - Opera omaha: jul. 2016

HIGH PLAINS ARTS COUNCIL - SIDNEY, NE: APR. 16, 2016

Concert featuring The Mary Carrick Collective (Mary Carrick, vocals; J. Gawf, piano, JB Ferguson, drums; Mark Haar, bass)

SEMELE (OPERA OMAHA) - OMAHA, ne:  APR. 8 & 10, 2016

BASSETT ARTS COUNCIL - BASSETT, NE:  DEC. 5, 2015

A holiday themed cabaret show featuring Mary Carrick, vocals, and Todd Brooks, piano & vocals

NEBRASKA WIND SYMPHONY - OMAHA, NE:  NOV. 15, 2015

Guest soloist for the ensemble's fall concert.  Performance at UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center.

THE HUMAN VOICE (LA VOIX HUMAINE) W/ OPERA OMAHA: OCT. 28 & 29, 2015

Performed the lead role of "Elle" in the Francis Poulenc one-woman opera in celebration of National Opera Week.  Performances were held at House of Loom and Fontenelle Forest in Omaha, NE with an additional performance for students at the University of Nebraska - Omaha.  Directed by James de Blasis and music direction by J. Gawf.

PEARSON LAKES ART CENTER - OKOBOJI, IA:  AUG. 12, 2015

Concert featuring The Mary Carrick Carrick Collective (Mary Carrick, vocals; J. Gawf, piano; Mark Haar, bass; JB Ferguson, drums)

JCC OMAHA: JUNE 14, 2015

Concert featuring The Mary Carrick Carrick Collective (Mary Carrick, vocals; J. Gawf, piano; Mark Haar, bass; JB Ferguson, drums)

nebraska state p.e.o. convention - omaha, ne: june 6, 2015

Guest vocalist with J. Gawf, piano. 

fidelio (opera omaha) - omaha, NE:  apr. 17 & 19, 2015

a flowering tree (opera omaha) - omaha, ne: feb. 13 & 15, 2015

holiday lights festival concert (the holland performing arts center):  nov. 27, 2014

Guest soloist with the Nebraska Wind Symphony for the signature concert of the Holiday Lights Festival, a community celebration for the City of Omaha.

nebraska wind symphony - omaha, ne: nov. 16, 2014

Guest soloist for the ensemble's fall concert. Performance at UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center.

red cloud opera house - red cloud, ne:  NOV. 8, 2015

Cabaret show featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and Todd Brooks, piano.

BUTLER COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL - DAVID CITY, NE:  nov. 2, 2014

Cabaret show featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and Todd Brooks, piano.

rigoletto (opera omaha) - omaha, ne:  oct. 17 & 19, 2014

Performed the role of "Giovanna" in Opera Omaha's main stage season opening opera, Rigoletto, at the Orpheum Theater.

girls inc. (education outreach) - omaha, ne: oct. 8, 2014

Education program featuring performance and discussion with 6th - 8th grade girls at Girls Inc.

opera omaha guild (midtown revelry) - omaha, ne:  aug. 26, 2014

Cabaret performance for a fundraiser benefiting the Opera Omaha Guild with J. Gawf, piano.

opus concert cafe - cedar rapids, ia:  june 20 & 21, 2014

Cabaret show featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and Todd Brooks, piano.

iowa wesleyan college (union block resoration - mt. pleasant, ia:  jun. 7, 2014

Concert with J. Gawf piano benefitting the Union Block Restoration, performance at the Chapel Auditorium of Iowa Wesleyan College (now Iowa Wesleyan University).

CD RELEASE SHOW (THE SLOWDOWN) - OMAHA, NE:  MAY 16, 2014

Show performed in celebration of my debut album, Let's Fly, featuring J. Gawf, piano; Mark Haar, bass; JB Ferguson, drums.

CORNING OPERA HOUSE - CORNING, IA:  APR. 26, 2014

Cabaret show featuring Mary Carrick, vocals and Todd Brooks, piano.

omaha creative institute: apr. 10, 2014

Featured vocalist for Spring Fling fundraiser.

omaha press club show - holland performing arts center, omaha, ne:  apr. 3, 2014

Featured vocalist for annual fundraiser for the Omaha Press Club.

other venues and engagements:

Albion Area Arts Council

OLLI - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Bart Howard Room

Midwest Cabaret Conference (participant)

Geneva Arts Council

Warren Cultural Center

Valentine Area Arts Council

Minden Opera House

Rose Theater

Davenport's Cabaret & Piano Bar

Vredenberg Performing Arts Series

Wilson Performing Arts Center

Cathedral Flower Festival - Omaha, NE

The Pour House


 

Mary Carrick is a professional cabaret singer, concert singer, and recording artist. Her debut album, Let’s Fly, is planned for release in May 2014. Produced in conjunction with J. Gawf, resident music director of Opera Omaha, the album features reimagined classics from the American Songbook, cabaret, country, folk, and more. Mary Carrick is active as a cabaret singer, actress, and special event vocalist in Omaha, Nebraska, where she is based, and throughout the Midwest. She is a touring artist with the Nebraska Arts Council (Nebraska Touring Program) and an arts educator. Mary is the recipient of the 2013 Omaha Entertainment & Arts Award (OEA) as Best Supporting Actress – Musical as well as the Theatre Arts Guild Award for Outstanding Cabaret (2008), Outstanding Lead Actress (2007), and Outstanding Featured Actress (2003).
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