Annisa Clay Zelaya

Annisa Clay Zelaya

Anissa Clay Zelaya is a recent graduate from Baldwin Wallace University receiving a BM in Voice Performance with an emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy. She portrayed the role of Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro with Baldwin Wallace Opera in March of 2022. She performed Zelda ‘18 in The Ghosts of Gatsby, a partnership with Baldwin Wallace and Cleveland Opera Theater as a part of the National Opera Association (NOA) conference in January 2020.  She was an apprentice with Pittsburgh Festival Opera during the Summer of 2020, performing Contessa. Anissa is also the owner and founder of The Swole Soprano, a fitness-for-singers company dedicated to helping singers grow stronger and more confident in themselves and their art.


The Swole Soprano Strengthens Singers

In the singing world of today, artists are asked to do more than simply “park and bark.” We are asked to run, jump, spin, climb twelve flights of stairs and then sing the showstopper. Singers must be prepared for whatever is thrown at them, and that is the goal of The Swole Soprano.