April Amante

Simi Valley , CA, USA


Panel Auditions 2019ClassicalMusical TheatreSingerSopranoYoung Artist/Emerging ProClass of 2021

Soprano April Amante is a Los Angeles based professional singer. She has performed and covered mainstage roles with Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Opera San Luis Obispo, Pacific Opera Project, and the Los Angeles Opera Outreach Program. Favorite roles performed include Laurey (Oklahoma), Johanna (Sweeney Todd), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Frasquita (Carmen), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), and Polly Peachum (The Threepenny Opera).

April is scheduled to be the Soprano Soloist for the LA Master Chorale's performance of Handel's Messiah in December at Walt Disney Concert Hall, in addition to having sung the same solo for the annual LAMC Messiah Sing Along last December. She has also been a featured soloist with the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Orchestra in concert at the Vina Robles Amphitheater.

In addition to her performance credits, April was most recently a semi-finalist in the Loren L. Zachary Opera Competition, as well as the Lyra New York Mozart Vocal Competition 2018 (Opera Category), the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition 2018, and in the 29th International Nuits Lyriques de Marmande Competition 2017 in Marmande, France. She was the winner of the 42nd Annual American Educators of Italian Origin United (AEIOU) Opera Competition in 2012, a finalist in the 36th Annual Carmel Music Society Vocal Competition, and a finalist in the NATS National Musical Theater Competition in 2014.

April received a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) magna cum laude in Vocal Performance from California State University-Northridge and a Master of Music (MM) from the University of Arizona.