Soprano Megan Santora is a versatile and dynamic performing artist. Ms. Santora is a voice student of Maria Spacagna (Associate Professor of Voice at Carnegie Mellon University School of Fine Arts). This past summer Ms. Santora covered the role of Nella in Gianni Schicchi at Festival Napa Valley. She also returned to Opera Project Columbus as Lisette in La Rondine and covered the role of Norina in Don Pasquale with Opera MODO. The 2020 season began with the role of Adele in Die Fledermaus with Opera Project Columbus. Recent engagements include Anna Gomez in The Consul with Opera MODO and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Project Columbus. Ms. Santora is a 2016 Artist Diploma in opera (A.D.) graduate from The University of Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music (CCM). She completed a Masters in Voice Performance at CCM, a Masters in Opera Theatre at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. At CCM, Ms. Santora performed the role of Vixen Sharp Ears in The Cunning Little Vixen, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Giannetta in L' elisir d'amore, Princesse Laoula in L'etoile, Thibault in Don Carlos, and was the soprano soloist in Stravinsky's Les Noces and was featured in Kurt Weill's Cabaret. In 2013, Ms. Santora was the soprano young artist with Opera Saratoga and Opera Columbus. Ms. Santora has participated in Cincinnati Opera's Opera Fusion: Champion, Meet John Doe, and Shalimar the Clown. Ms. Santora also performed the role of Serpina in La Serva Padrona with the Cincinnati Chamber Opera. Other opera performances include: Cugina in Madama Butterfly, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Miss Jessel in Turn of the Screw, Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Elisetta in Il Matrimonio Segreto, Diana in A Wedding, Lola in Gallantry, Lady MacBeth in Lady MacBeth by Pasatieri and the narrator in Sweet Betsy from Pike. Ms. Santora looks forward to singing her concert series and educational outreach in Pittsburgh this fall.