Amani Cole-Felder

Somerset , NJ, USA


ClassicalYoung Artist/Emerging Pro

New Jersey Soprano Amani Cole-Felder is a recent graduate of New England Conservatory of Music where she earned a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance in 2019. Amani recently covered the role of Giulietta in (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) and performed in recital with Ricky Ian Gordon at Chautauqua Institution Voice Program this summer. While studying at New England Conservatory of Music she performed: The title role in (Suor Angelica), First Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and in scenes performances as Mimì (La Bohème), Rosalba (Florencia en el Amazonas) and Antonia(Les Contes d’Hoffmann) with NEC Opera. Previous roles include Contessa (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Maguelonne in Viardot’s (Cendrillon). Amani’s recent awards include an Encouragement Award from The Metropolitan Opera National Council New England Regionals, 2nd place in the New York Lyric Opera Theatre National Competition and an Encouragement Award from the Giulio Gari Foundation International Vocal Competition.