When I was twelve years old, a choir teacher at my school suggested to my parents that I should be given vocal lessons. Luckily they agreed and encouraged me to pursue singing. My father especially believed that I was bestowed a gift that warranted formal training. That was a long time ago - I have since become a classically trained soprano with an extensive background in music theatre. I received my education at the Hartt School of Music, where I ultimately graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music theatre. After my studies I traveled around the world, performing in Italy, Switzerland, Austria, France, South America, Japan, but also in every major city in the US and Canada.
Through my continued involvement with Broadway musicals I was fortunate enough to work with esteemed directors such as Sam Mendes, Rob Marshall and Roman Polanski, which raised the bar for me both as an actress, and a performer. My engagements in music theatre, jazz, sacred music, pop and opera, however, have shaped me into a versatile singer, and my influences are apparent in my way of singing. This project features a mainly "classical" vocal approach, but I attempted to maneuver around the rules of the standard operatic voice by using cross-over techniques, effectively blending and blurring the lines of the traditional classical, folk and pop styles. I hope to have accomplished this, and that you will like these songs. It has been a long and winding road, and everything I possess was put towards this life long dream of recording my first album.
I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the love and support.
Gratefully and humbly,
With Special Thanks to ...
Emerald Isle Immigration Center, Riverdale Children's Theatre & Marc-Antonio Manuguerra Photographie- Port 7
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