Mary Royall completed her Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Appalachian State University. In May 2013, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and her K-12 Licensure. Mary Royall is a Presser Scholar and a member of Pi Kappa Lambda. Most recently, she received the role of Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus with the Appalachian State University Opera Theater. She studies with Dr. Julia Pedigo and works as a graduate assistant for The Appalachian Chorale and The Hayes School of Music Learning, Research & Technology Lab. She is thrilled to be among such talented musicians at The Hayes School of Music, and the beautiful mountain views are nice as well! In the future, Mary Royall hopes to pursue a career in performance as well as a doctoral degree.