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RoleOperaCompanyYear
Vox Lumiere's Phantom of the OperaDaryl Roth Theatre - Off- Broadway, NYCVox LumiereTBD
Roxanne Conti (Countess)Figaro90210! @ Duke Theatre - Off BroadwayRagman Productions2017
FrasquitaCarmenOpera San Antonio2016
FrasquitaCarmenVenture Opera2016
Roxanne Conti (Countess)Figaro90210! @ Duke Theatre - Off BroadwayRagman Productions2016
MarzellineFidelioOpera Carolina2015
SusannaLe nozze di FigaroOpera on the James2015
Kate PinkertonMadama ButterflyOpera Lyra Ottawa2014
Sister GenovieffaSuor AngelicaOpera on the James2013
Lauretta*Gianni SchicchiOpera on the James2013
Marie**La fille du régimentSyracuse Opera2013
Cleopatra**Giulio CesareSyracuse Opera2013
Susannah**SusannahSyracuse Opera2013
LaurettaGianni SchicchiDicapo Opera Theatre, NYC2013
Adina*Elisir d'amoreOpera in Williamsburg2012
GianettaElisir d'amoreOpera in Williamsburg2012
AdeleDie FledermausNew York Lyric Opera2011
MusettaLa BohèmeNew York Lyric Opera2011
CendrillonCendrillonNew York Lyric Opera2010
IliaIdomeneoMartina Arroyo Foundation2010
First SpiritDie ZauberflöteNew York Lyric Opera2010
Susanna **Le Nozze di FigaroCentro Studi Lirica2008
Musetta**La BohèmeCentro Studi Lirica2008
Laurie MossThe Tender LandOpera NUOVA2007

Solo Oratorio/Symphonic Work

SoloistToledo Opera GalaToledo, OH2017
SoloistiSing! FestivalWuhan, China2016
SoloistOpera on the James - Opera Unleashed!Virginia, USA2016
SoloistOpera Carolina Art.Poetry.Music Gala 2015Charlotte, North Carolina2015
SoloistGiulio Gari International Vocal Competition; Winners concertNew York, USA2015
SoloistShanghai Symphony Orchestra MISA (Music in Summer Air) FestivalShanghai, China2015
SoloistiSING Concert, Chinese New Year Gala with Hao Jiang Tian Chan Centre of Performing Arts; Vancouver, Canada2015
Soloist12th Int. Chorus Festival with iSing! Festival Great Hall of the People Tian'anmen Square Beijing, China2014
SoloistHangzhou Symphony Orchestra Suzhou Performaning Arts Centre Suzhou, China2014
SoloistiSing! International Young Artist Festival TourBeijing, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Hunan2014
SoloistHunan TV Hunan, China2014
SoloistOpera on the James Annual GalaVirginia, USA2014
SoloistOpera on the JamesVirginia, USA2013
SoloistSyracuse OperaSyracuse, NY2013
SoloistInternational Vocal Arts InstituteIsraeli Opera, Tel Aviv2011
SoloistAmerican Italian Cultural Roundtable, Inc.Steinway Hall, NYC2011
Soloist"Mostly Mozart" ConcertTel Aviv Museum of Art2010
SoloistMessiahCalgary, Canada2010
SoloistMozart/DaPonte ExtravaganzaItaliana Zerilli-Marimo (NYU)2009
SoloistNew Triad ProjectNew Triad2008
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Young Artist/Training Programs

iSing! International Young Artist Program; Suzhou, China2015, 2014
Syracuse Opera, Resident Artist2013
Opera on the James, Resident Artist2013
International Vocal Artist Institute, Israel & Virginia2009, 2010, 2011
Catherine Malfitano Actor/Singer Workshop, USA2009-2010
Centro Studi Lirica, Italy2008

Special Skills & Education
Bilingual: English & Dutch
Conversational: Italian
Dance Training: 5 years of Tap, Ballet & Jazz
Citizenship: Canadian, Dutch, Spanish, Valid USA Work Permit

Education
Manhattan School of Music, Professional Studies in Opera Performance 2009-2010
Manhattan School of Music,M.M. in Opera Performance 2007-2009
University of Calgary, B.A. in Linguistics/Concentration in 2002-2007
Speech Pathology with a minor in Italian Studies

Teacher: Diana Soviero

Coaches: Joan Dornemann, Tom Getty, Marianne Barrett, Arlene Shrut, Ubaldo Fabbri

Directors: Peter McClintock, Patricia Weinmann, Joshua Major, Dona D. Vaughn, Kelly Robinson, Joel Ivany

Conductors: Valery Ryvkin, Paul Nadler, Peter Leonard, Douglas Kinney Frost, Kynan Johns, Jorge Perodi, Carmine Aufiero, Kathleen Lohrenz-Gable

Competitions/Award

Semi-FinalistThe Loren L. Zachary Competition2016
Finalist/Grant WinnerGiulio Gari International Vocal Competition2015
Finalist/Winner/Louise Peckham Todaro AwardThe Young Patronesses of the Opera/Florida Grand Opera Voice Competition 2015
Finalist/Carnegie Hall DebutNew York Lyric Opera Competition2015
Full-Scholarship RecipientiSing! International Young Artists Festival2014, 2015
Semi-FinalistNew York Lyric Opera Competition2012
Full-Scholarship RecipientInternational Vocal Arts Institute2011, 2010, 2009