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  B I O G R A P H Y

Known for her rich vocal color and expressivity, soprano Kara Covey shows promise as an up-and-coming singer.  

 

Specializing in verismo and Mozart repertoire, she has performed throughout the United States, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, and Greece. Roles include the title role of Tosca, Liza in The Queen of Spades, Violetta in La traviata, Mimì in La bohème, Donna Anna and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro, the title role of Floyd's Susannah, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Micaëla in Carmen, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, and the title role of Luisa Fernanda.

 

She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Metropolitan Opera District Auditions as well as a Metropolitan Opera Regional Finalist, where she received an Encouragement Award. Additionally, she has been a semi-finalist in the Palm Springs Vocal Competition, Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, and the Young Texas Artists’ Vocal Competition.

 

On the concert stage, she has been a featured soloist in Schubert’s Mass in G, Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Poulenc’s Gloria, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.   She received a Master of Music degree on a full-tuition academic and music scholarship from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pepperdine University. 

 

She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Opera Performance on a full-tuition scholarship at The University of Texas at Austin, where she also serves as a Teaching Assistant in Voice.

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