American soprano Sarah Stone has been thrilling audiences with her lush and powerful dramatic coloratura voice. Ms. Stone is a two time award winner in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition, a finalist in the American Friends of Austria Competition, a Chicago Bel Canto Foundation Competition Bravo award winner, and a semi-finalist in the American Institute of Musical Studies Meistersinger Competition.
Ms. Stone has most recently performed the roles of Miss Rose in Lakmé and Micaëla in Carmen with Opera Theatre of the Rockies. She is also a frequent guest performer with the Lone Tree Arts Center’s Arts in the Afternoon series. She has been praised for her ability to sing with “heartfelt expression and longing” (examiner.com) and for her “fine vocalism and entertaining acting” (Colorado Springs Gazette).
Ms. Stone holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Literature from Northwestern University where she performed the roles of Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff, Nella in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, and Zemfira in Rachmaninov’s Aleko with Northwestern Opera. Ms. Stone received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where she covered The First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and created the role of Ceclia in the World Premiere of Mark Medoff’s Sara McKinnon.
A regular concert and recital performer, Ms. Stone’s concert repertoire includes the soprano solos in the Brahm’s Requiem, Ralph Vaughan William’s Dona Nobis Pacem, and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Internationally, she has been a member of the opera studio of the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.
Ms. Stone is a passionate art’s educator and is on the voice faculties of the Colorado Springs Conservatory and the Actor’s Academy for the Performing Arts in Colorado.