Amanda Charles, second year Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) candidate at University of Southern Mississippi, is originally from Houston, Tx. Charles previous roles include Lucy in “The Telephone”, Gretel in “Hansel and Gretel”, Adele in “Die Fledermaus”, the Queen of The Night from “Die Zauberflöte” and Lucy in “Billy Goat’s Gruff” for Opera Mississippi’s children’s outreach program. She has a background in choral conducting and has assisted in stage directing in past operas at Northwestern State University. Charles has competed internationally in Baden, Prague, and Vienna with the Northwestern State Chamber Choir.
You can find Amanda’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition vocal performance here.