Carol Webber received her bachelor’s degree from the Oberlin Conservatory. In a long performance career she had contracts with Metropolitan Opera, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, Miami, and numerous regional opera companies, and sang as a soloist with the Houston, Miami, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Oregon, and Oakland symphonies, among others.
Highlights of Carol Webber’s performing career included opening the fiftieth anniversary of Tanglewood with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players; frequent appearances in Merkin Hall’s “Music Today” series, Alice Tully Hall, and 92nd St. Y; serving as an artist-in-residence at the University of Washington and SUNY-Stony Brook; giving master classes in Munich, Boston, Nova Scotia, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, North Carolina, the Mannes School, and on WQXR; and serving as the opening master class presenter at the International Vocal Congress in Vancouver, B.C. She has served as adjudicator in various vocal competitions, and as a member of the Bach Aria Group from 1986 to 1991, she made recordings on the Musical Heritage Society label. Carol Webber served as a faculty member at the Oberlin Conservatory from 1986 to 1991), and at Eastman from 1991 until her retirement in 2019.