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Amanda Blue  |  Soprano

Contact

109 W. 4th St.  |   Winona, MN 55987

ablueirene@gmail.com

Performances

Lenore - Fidelio - Brevard Music Festival - 2020

Micaela - Carmen - Martina Arroyo Role Preparation - 2020

New Prioress - Dialogue of the Carmelites - Westminster Choir College - 2017

Nedda (scene) - Pagliacci - Respiro Opera - 2017

Fiordiligi - Cosi fan tutte - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire - 2016

Countess Almaviva - Le Nozze di Figaro - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire -  2015

Marzelline (scene) - Fidelio - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire - 2014

Donna Elvira - Don Giovanni - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire - 2013

Roles studied

Lenore - Fidelio

Micaela - Carmen

New Prioress - Dialogue of the Carmelites

Fiordiligi - Cosi fan tutte

Countess Almaviva - Le Nozze di Figaro

Education

M.M. Voice Performance & Pedagogy (Performance Emphasis)

Westminster Choir College 2016-2018

B.A. Vocal Performance

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire 2012-2016

Awards/Recitals/Competitions

Orpheus Vocal Competition

(Jacqueline Polk Young Artist Award/Founder’s Award/Finalist)

2020

 

Metropolitan International Vocal Competition

Winner of Opera Division (Best American Aria Interpretation)

2020

 

George London Competition

Semi-Finalist

2020

 

Hospital Recital Series

2019

 

McCammon Voice Competition

Semi-Finalist

2018

 

Westminster Choir College Voice Award

2nd Place

2017

Teacher

Christopher Arneson - Westminster Choir College - 2017-present

Deb Birnbaum - Private - 2018-present

Claudia Catania - Westminster Choir College - 2013-2017

Kenneth Pereira - UW-Eau Claire - 2015-2016

Katy Matzke - St. Mary’s University - 2006-2016

Coaches

Lara Bolton

Glenn Morton

Judy Stafslin

John Viscardi

David Holkeboer

Deb Birnbaum

Steven Crawford

Hemdi Kfir

David Stykowski

Julia Hanna

Directors

Daniel Isenngart

Martina Arroyo

Anthony Lacuria

Beth Greenberg

Trent Blanton

LeAnn Overton

Marie Allyn King

Andrew Chown

Conductors

Rainer Armbrust

LeAnn Overton

Nobuyoshi Yasuda

Bodywork

Bel Canto Breath Technique Deb Birnbaum

Alexander Technique Bill Connington

Body Mapping Jan Prokof

Programs

Classical Lyric Arts: France - 2021

Brevard Music Festival (canceled) - 2020

Martina Arroyo Role Preparation - 2020

ICAV Montreal - 2019

Preservation Society of New York (Spring into Art Song Festival)

International Canadian Vocal Arts Institute (Montréal) - 2019

Respiro Opera - 2017

Canta in Italia (Wichita State University) - 2015

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