Praised for her "effortless and honest performance, floating legato, and impeccable coloratura,” Samantha Dotterweich is a soprano known for her versatility and artistry. Recent solo performances include Bach’s Mass in B Minor (Emmanuel Music) and St. John Passion (St. Paul’s Music, Indianapolis), Handel’s Orlando (Dorinda, Boston Early Music Festival Young Artist Training Program), Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day (Emmanuel Music), La Resurrezione (Maddalena, University of Notre Dame) and Messiah (St. Paul’s Music, Indianapolis), and Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte (Despina, Atlantic Music Festival). She has performed over 30 cantatas with Emmanuel Music in their weekly Bach Cantata Series as well as the Mass in B Minor, John Harbison’s Supper at Emmaus, Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, and Handel’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day. Her solo cantata highlights from Emmanuel Music include Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt BWV 151, and Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden BWV 88.
Admired for her adept performances of new music, Samantha has given premieres with Kosmologia Vocal Ensemble, Emmanuel Music, the Atlantic Music Festival, and the University of Notre Dame.
Samantha is a graduate from the Notre Dame Master of Sacred Music in voice and received her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance and at the University of Notre Dame.