Gloria Parker
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Insignia Artists is an independent management agency dedicated to representing exceptional performers. Specializing in the management of classically trained artists, the company represents a roster of distinguished international talent alongside newly established young artists forming the foundations of their emerging careers.

Gloria Parker, Founder and Executive Director of Insignia Artists, received a BA from Oklahoma City University, a MM in Vocal Performance from Manhattan School of Music, and Certification in Arts Administration from New York University. She is a RIVA Institute-certified qualitative market research analyst and focus group moderator whose clients included GFK Japan, Sony, IBM, Honda, Sage Group, Warner Home Entertainment, Belkin, Apple, Hyundai, and Dr. Pepper. Before co-founding Insignia  Artists, she managed the international clientele of a London-based arts management firm in New York City.

As a mezzo-soprano, Gloria sang signature roles in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. She performed with the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Teatro Regio Torino, Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli, Vancouver Opera, New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Washington Opera, Seattle Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Cleveland Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and the Stratford Festival. She was a featured soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, and has appeared in concert with orchestras across the United States. Ms. Parker has performed leading roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway and on national and international tours.

Her professional affiliations include Opera America, the League of American Orchestras, Actors Equity, Canadian Actors Equity, American Guild of Musical Artists, American Federation of Musicians, and AFTRA.

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