La Traviata: Lynell Kruckeberg Bio

Lynell Kruckeberg

A native of North Dakota, Lynell Kruckeberg is an active performer and teacher. Some highlights of her performing career include the opera roles of Violetta Valery in La Traviata, Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, Meg Page in Falstaff, La Voix in Les contes d’Hoffman, and Knitter 2 in A Game of Chance. She has also been the soprano soloist in Poulenc’s Gloria, Vivaldi’s Gloria, and Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang.


 In addition to performing, Dr. Kruckeberg is a dedicated voice educator with more than ten years of teaching experience teaching in private studio and collegiate settings.  Dr. Kruckeberg completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa in December 2012. She also earned a Vocology Certificate (study of voice science) from the National Center for Voice in Speech in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2012. She previously earned a Master of Music from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.       

Lynell Kruckeberg currently lives in Red Lodge, Montana with her husband, Chris. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, fishing, cooking, reading, and generally spending time outside exploring the Big Sky Country.