Hello! I am a professional opera singer based in Charlotte, NC. I travel frequently, singing with opera companies and orchestras all over the country, including San Francisco Opera, Utah Opera, Arizona Opera, the Charlotte Symphony, Opera Carolina, and Chicago Lyric Opera. But when I'm home between gigs, I would to love to make your event special! Weddings, church services, funerals, parties, galas, corporate events, flash mobs... you name it!
If the word "opera" scares you, don't worry, I can turn off my "opera voice" too! I'm able to do either or both classical and non-classical repertoire for your event.
I will travel to any location if client pays travel and lodging expenses.
Price Range: $200 and up
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Unions: American Guild Of Musical Artists
What to Expect
I can perform with an orchestra or chamber group, a single accompanist, to tracks, or a cappella. I am also happy to help you find a pianist or instrumental group to join me for your event.
I have a Master's degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy (yes, I also teach voice lessons in Charlotte!) from UNC Greensboro, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from UNC Chapel Hill. I completed post-graduate studies at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, a very prestigious residency that bridges the gap for young singers to the professional world. Other young artist programs where I've received training and experience include Wolf Trap Opera, San Francisco Opera's Merola Young Artist Program, and Brevard Music Center.
I have sung leading roles with opera companies all over the country. Most recent roles include Donna Anna (Don Giovanni, by Mozart) with Utah and Arizona Opera, Ada (Cold Mountain, by Higdon) with NC Opera, Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte, by Mozart) with Charlottesville Opera, and Rusalka (Rusalka, by Dvorak) with Arizona Opera. Upcoming roles include Juliette (Romeo et Juliette, by Gounod) with Opera Birmingham and Countess (Le nozze di Figaro, by Mozart) with Opera Carolina.
I was a national semifinalist for the Metropolitan Opera's 2013 vocal competition, becoming one of only 20 singers from across the country to compete on the stage of the Met! I have also won prizes in numerous other vocal competitions, including first place with Opera Birmingham and the Charlotte Opera Guild and third place at Fort Worth Opera.
Additional Booking Notes
No amplification required - opera is all about the power of the natural human voice! :)
If you would like me to perform jazz standards, an amplification system might be needed, depending on the size of the room.
Nothing required! But I'm happy to work with the needs of your particular space. Let's chat about it!
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