VanAnn
Quotes from Reviews and Individuals

The most pleasing surprise of the evening was the unquestionably superb performance by Van Ann Moore
... she has a great future before her.
~ Denver Post

Van Ann Moore, in the only feminine role, turns in a superb virtuoso performance as Ruth... "We Bombed in New Haven" is theatre at its very best. Don't miss it!
~ Boulder Camera

Miss Moore has mastered and internalized this role to a degree that you just don't see very often. Her Rosie is very moving... The way Miss Moore's emotion supports the other characters is simply gorgeous. She reached the only goal there really is to strive for, the one that defines theatre - total believability. Finally, it is Rosie from the Bronx who is the catalyst who makes it all come together, and Van Ann Moore is superb.
~ Boulder Camera

The third member of the cast, however, Van Ann Moore, gives a superlative characterization. She is controlled and poised in the part, tempering resignation with compassion. There is a great difference in acting and reaction, of which Miss Moore seems eminently aware.
~ Denver Post

Van Ann Moore as Frau Rose played her role with gusto and energy, effectively crystallizing for the audience the two sides of Duerrenmatt's play, the sinister and the comic. One remembers Miss Moore's performance with pleasure.
~ Boulder Camera

Miss Moore's singing rates plaudits for its powerful expressiveness.
~ Denver Post

I only see professional potential in a handful of singers, but Van Ann Moore has "what it takes". I would like to talk "contract" in a very short time. She has the potential to be one of the very best.
~ George London

Van Ann Moore's singing voice is impressive in size and quality. She is highly artistic, both in classical, and musical theatre and popular music. This is a truly rare combination. Her acting is compelling, energetic, and impressive.
~ Robert Lansing, Opera and Choral Director

I have seen and felt only a handful of performers to have "star-quality" - even artists who had yet to be discovered - and when I saw Van Ann Moore in my premiere production of "The Cherry Tree Carol" playing the part of Marry, I knew (just like I did with Beverly Sills when I accompanied her on one of her first concert tours) that Van Ann Moore was of star quality.
~ Jean Berger, International Composer

Van Ann Moore is one of the few singers I have heard who moves me to tears. I am mesmerized by her stage presence. And I believe in her.
~ Marcel Marceau

I found Van Ann Moore a most unusual talent which could be developed into a splendid artist. Her voice is large, has beautiful soprano timbre, and she has considerable facility and color. She has a very attractive personality and would, I believe, be a welcome addition to any operatic or concert stage...as she has the qualities that go to make a successful career.
~ Sam Morgenstern, N.Y.C. Opera Coach, Conductor, Composer and Author

Ms. Moore is a truly professional performing artist who typifies the essence of a gifted individual. As a performer and teacher, she brings a touch of class to our organization. Her singing range and ability to create memorable moments in a characterization are exceptional.
~ Burt Dikelsky, Executive Director - Albuquerque Civic Light Opera Association

The evaluations of Van Ann Moore's residences were among the best we have ever received on any artist. The commented on her commitment, enthusiasm and of course, the completion of highly successful productions. Many say that she is the best Artist-in-Residence they have ever received from our program.
~ Paul Becker, Director - New Mexico Artist-in-Residence Program

Stylistically, the red-head is reminiscent of famed opera star "Bubbles" Sills in gutsy humor and lovely soprano voice...a musical variety show is difficult to maintain single-handedly. Ms. Moore planned various aspects of the venture well. This show whetted the appetite for more experiences with the performing Ms. Moore at her best.
~ Albuquerque Journal

Let is be said first of all that Ms. Moore is a trooper. She performed virtually solo for something approaching three hours, taking only one intermission and a few sips of water to sustain herself...in every respect, she gave those in her audience their money's worth...One left feeling that the venerable Santuario had been put to very good use that evening.
Journal North

Van Ann gave a virtuoso performance in the character of Jenny Lind. We are impressed with this versatile young woman's presence and ability, and with her truly remarkable voice.
~ Dorothy Perterson, New Mexico Arts Commissioner

Van Ann Moore gives us a hilarious portrait...Miss Moore has excellent stage presence and her parting scene with Mobius is one of the strongest in the play.
~ Boulder Camera

Van Ann Moore has "BIG TIME" written all over her. Her show brought us to our feet!
~ Denver Post