Can be booked for Weddings, Concerts, Parties and much more! Has a very friendly and positive attitude that will make for fun-loving and professional quality performances!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
Phoenix Gayles, lyric soprano, is quickly being noted for her "transcendent" vocal quality, dedicated work ethic and warm personality. She received her Master’s of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida studying under Dr. Warren Jaworski and Stella Zambalis. Phoenix has been seen on the mainstage in a variety of roles including Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Barbarina in Le Nozze Di Figaro and Lucinda in Into the Woods with the St Petersburg Opera Company, Adele in Die Fledermaus with the South Florida Lyric Opera and Blonde in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Micaela in Carmen and Iphigenia in Iphigenia en Aulide with The New Century Opera Company. Phoenix was an Opera Tampa Young Artist for the 2011-2012 season and has participated in the St Petersburg Opera Company’s Emerging Artist program several times covering the roles of Susanna in Le Nozze Di Figaro, Frasquita in Carmen and Annina in La Traviata. Ms. Gayles was a semi-finalist in the 2011 Jenny Lind Competition and the first place winner for the Suncoast Opera Guild Young Professionals Competition for 2012. Phoenix was the primary vocal and theater coach for St Catherine’s School of Fine Arts for four years and the director of the Honors College Philharmonic Choir at the University of South Florida for two years. She now teaches voice and beginning piano at My Music Skool in Centennial, CO. Ms. Gayles attended the International Vocal Arts Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia programmed by Joan Dornemann of the Metropolitan Opera Company and was met with great success. Phoenix has also been a participant for the Sherrill Milnes and Friends Voice Experience program in the newly formed Savannah Voice Festival for the last four years.
Ms. Gayles moved to Denver Colorado where she won second place in the Metropolitan National Council Rocky Mountain Regional Audition and placed eighth in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild's Competition for Colorado Singers. She also became a finalist in the Career Bridges Grant Awards where she was met with great success, receiving one of their prestigious grants. Recently Ms. Gayles was seen in the role of Pamina in Die Zauberflote with the Boulder Opera Company, as well as the role of Frasquita in Carmen with Opera Tampa. In the summer of 2014, Phoenix was a Studio Artist for the Central City Opera. She then went on to to cover Suor Angelica in the 2015 Savannah Music Festival and was recently met with great success for her performance of Micaela in Carmen with the Savannah Voice Festival this past August receiving a rave review from "Do Savannah".
Past Booked Events
|October 01, 2016 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Reception|
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