Juliana Curcio, a native of Buffalo, NY, earned her M.M. in Vocal Performance at The Manhattan School of Music and B.M. and B.A. in Vocal Performance and Music Educa- tion from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. Juliana was last heard singing the role of Maddalena in Rigoletto with Anchorage Opera and as a Finalist in the Edward Murray Vocal Competition with Ithaca Opera. She was a Semi-Finalist in the Francisco Araiza International Vocal Competition in Hermosillo, Mexico. This summer she will be making her Canada debut as 3rd Lady in The Magic Flute with Brott Opera.
In 2015 Juliana, was a Resident Artist with Pensacola Opera, performing the role of Kate in The Pirates of Penzance as well as various concerts and outreach program. In 2014, she made her Chelsea Opera debut as Marla in Henry Mollicone’s Emperor Norton. Ju- liana also performed extensively with Central Florida Lyric Opera, under the direction of Bill Doherty and Italian tenor, Andrea Elena, Her credits include, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Liesl, The Sound of Music, 2nd Lady The Magic Flute. She also performed in a Verdi Concert Tour in Milan, Italy where she sang in a Master Class for world- renowned tenor, Luigi Alva.
Upon returning from Florida, Juliana was a Semi-Finalist in the Brava! Opera Theatre and James Collier Young Artist competition as well as the Mezzo-Soprano First Place Winner in the Riverside Opera Company of NYC vocal competition. She has also per- formed extensively in New York City with Chelsea Opera, New York Lyric Opera, Man- hattan Opera Repertory Theatre, and New York Opera Forum. Her credits include Suor Zelatrice in Suor Angelica, Marla in Emperor Norton (NYC premiere), Siebel in Faust, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, L’enfant in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Dorabella in Così fan tutte and the title role in Carmen. Juliana currently resides in New York City and studies with Patricia McCaffrey.