Maria De Conzo
Maria Nicole De Conzo is a mezzo soprano currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Mannes School of Music and was selected to participate in the Mannes Opera Young Artist program. Maria is known for her broadly expressive performances with a great range of characters. During the 2017/2018 season with the Mannes Opera, she covered the role of Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro. While completing her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music she performed the roles of Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti, Mother Marie in The Dialogues of the Carmelites and covered Carmen and performed Mercedes in The Tragedy of Carmen. Maria was also a featured artist in the 2017 Cleveland Opera Theater New Opera Works (NOW) Festival.
Maria has also participated as an Apprentice Artist with Manhattan Opera Studio, performing the role of Hänsel in Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Maman and La libellule in L’enfant et les sortileges with Miami Music Festival and Annio in La Clemenza di Tito with Operafest New Jersey. She has also performed excerpts in scene performance programs performing Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Marthe and Siebel (Faust) and Charlotte (Werther).