Kristin Lelm


Soprano Kristin Lelm has been thrilling audiences for more than a decade.

A graduate of both Bradley University (undergraduate) and DePaul University (graduate) in voice performance, Mrs. Lelm is a recipient of the Presser Scholar Award and a Concerto-Aria Competition Winner. Lelm is a regular member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago a cappella and a former member of the Grant Park Chorus (Chicago), and has made numerous appearances at the famed Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL. Kristin has performed as a recitalist and soloist all over the U.S., and has performed lead opera roles such as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Sister Genevieve in Sour Angelica, as well as scenes from Lucia di Lammermoor, Die Zauberflöte, Gianni Schicchi, La Bohème, Falstaff, Don Pasquale, Anna Bolena, and Der Rosenkavalier. Additionally, she has performed at Carnegie Hall on multiple occasions.

Mrs. Lelm is a frequent soloist for the Peoria Bach Fest, Sing-It-Yourself Messiah, Peoria Municipal Band and has also guested with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra with Broadway sensation Ashley Brown. She made her a debut this past December with the Elmhurst Choral Union as a soloist in Vivaldi Gloria and has been asked back to perform Mozart’s Coronation Mass this coming Spring.

Her charity event appearances include Ronald McDonald House Charities, RL Gala for TCW Magazine Foundation, Northwestern Hospital Fundraiser (Chicago), and St. James Lutheran Church and School Auction Gala.

Internationally, Mrs. Lelm has sung in Italy and has also performed in Denmark with the Danish military brass band: Slesvigske Musikkorps, and the Queen’s Royal Guard Band: Den Kongelige Livgarde.