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Emily Amesquita

Seattle , WA, USA


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2020 CS Fall Competition 2020 CS Vocal Competition 2nd Round CS Vocal Competition Classical SingerSopranoHigh SchoolClass of Class of 2021

Emily Amesquita is a soprano from Seattle, WA who excels in operatic, concert, and choral settings. As a current member of St. James Cathedral's Jubilate! Young Women's Ensemble, she cantors regularly and has performed in many large choral works, including: the Duruflé Requiem, the Mozart Requiem, the Fauré Requiem, Mahler's Second Symphony, and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (Soloist). In 2018, she traveled with the St. James choirs on a tour in Rome, Vatican City, Florence, and Assisi, Italy, where she was the soprano II soloist in Fauré's "Tantum Ergo." She has also performed with Seattle Opera on the mainstage, in the children's chorus of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel (2016) and as the Soprano II Knabe in Mozart's The Magic Flute (2017), as well as in their Teen Vocal Studio (TVS) as a solo singer and Odysseus in Ben Moore's youth opera "Odyssey." Other past roles include Mrs. Hildebrand in Kurt Weill's "Street Scene" and Isabel in Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance" as a participant in Pacific Lutheran University's Summer Opera Workshop. Most recently, she has participated in Rider University's Solo Vocal Artist (SVA) program, where she played Marriage of Figaro's Susanna in a "Sull'aria" opera scene, and Appalachian University's Appalachian Vocal Academy. She has had the immense pleasure of working under such amazing professionals as Kelly Kitchens, Nicole Sonbert, Paul Thornock, Joseph Adam, and her voice teacher (2016-present) Nancy Zylstra.

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