Memorial Service

Margery Mayer Voutsas, widely acclaimed for her portrayal the most famous contralto roles in opera, including Carmen and Amneris, passed away in California on May 12, 2014. A Memorial Service was held in her honor on September 13, 2014 in Carmel, CA where she had lived for more than 30 years in retirement.

This is a privately published page containing printed and aural representation of the Memorial Service. For example, by clicking the right most icon of the audio player bar at the top of this page one can access audio clips of live readings, remembrances and music from the Memorial Service which was attended by family and nearby friends of Margery.

Immediately below is a concise listing of the order of service and the participants followed by an invitation to the event which includes a reflection on Margery’s favorite things: music and friends. At the bottom of this page is a slide show containing the printed bulletin for the service held at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church.

Margery Mayer Memorial Service Recording

Invitation for Memorial Service

Bulletin from Memorial Service