Lynn Beckstrom, mezzo-soprano, began her singing career in musical theater and cabaret. After earning her M.F.A in vocal performance from Carnegie Mellon University, she won a Fulbright Scholarship to London for Renaissance studies. Lynn has won awards from the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, the National Institute of Music Theater, the Minna Kaufmann-Ruud Foundation, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the Pennsylvania State Council on the Arts. Ms. Beckstrom debued with the San Francisco Opera, and has been a featured performer with many companies including the American Opera Center at Juilliard, Eve Queller's Opera Ensemble of New York, Wolf Trap Opera, Pittsburgh Opera and Pittsburgh Symphony, as well as the New York Chorale, Dessoff Choir, the International Poetry Forum, and Opera America at Kennedy Center. She has concertized throughout the United States, Eastern Europe and South America as the mezzo in the New York Vocal Arts Ensemble quartet. She is a founding member of the New York Treble Singers, with whom she performs Lieder and contemporary works. Lynn is presently working on a series of one-woman multimedia historical shows, for which she is the researcher, writer and performer. She is also the author and illustrator of the award-winning "I Can Become" science education series. She was a winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society major auditions in 1972.