Soprano, McKenzie Anderson, is a native of Hickory, North Carolina. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in vocal performance from the College of Charleston where she studies voice with baritone, David Templeton. In addition to appearing with the TFC on a regular basis, McKenzie is an active performer with the Charleston Opera and College of Charleston Opera. She was most recently featured as Rosalinda in the College of Charleston Opera's production of Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss. In addition to opera performance, McKenzie is an avid concert soloist. She has been a featured soloist with the College of Charleston Madrigal Singers, Concert Choir, and Orchestra. McKenzie has also appeared in several Piccolo Spoleto concerts on the Young Artist Series. In her most recent concert, she premiered the "Dunbar Songs," a set of three songs by Department of Music Chair, Edward Hart. She plans to record them in the near future. McKenzie has been awarded several accolades from the National Association for the Teaching of Singing over her eight years of vocal study. She has also just returned from Salzburg, Austria where she performed the roles of Zweite Dame and Zweite Knabe in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.