Amanda baker soprano
VOCAL SOLOIST, MUSIC TEACHER, & CHOIR DIRECTOR
"Ms. Baker has a color to her voice that demands attention and can hold the audience in awe." (BBW Review, Washington DC). Soprano, Amanda Baker is praised for her compelling performances in opera, musical theatre, and recital. A recent graduate from The University of Maryland's Opera Studio, Amanda studied with Martha Lee Randall while completing her graduate degree in Operatic Performance. She completed her undergraduate studies in 2015 at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point where she received a bachelor’s in Vocal Performance with a minor in Biological Anthropology. Amanda has also received vocal training in Shakespearian art song from the CASI Institute in Oxford, England and Jazz training from the Torggler Institute in Newport News, VA.
Operatic roles: Eurydice from Offenbach's Orphée aux enfers, Lucia from Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, Laetitia from Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief, the Princess from Ravel’s L'enfant et les sortileges, and Barbarina from Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro.
Musical Theatre roles: Maureen from Larson’s RENT, and The Baker’s Wife from Sondheim’s Into the Woods to name a few.
Amanda previously worked as the Music Department Head and Voice Chair at the Belvoir Terrace Performing Arts Camp in Lenox, Massachusetts working as a teacher and mentor to 120 young women. She has taught private voice lessons over the past six years. Amanda has performed as a soloist and section leader at three different churches including the Westmoreland United Church of Christ in Bethesda, MD.
Now relocated to her home state of Wisconsin, Amanda has appeared in concerts with Zion Episcopal Church in Oconomowoc and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stone Bank. She recently accepted a position directing the RSP Children's Choir at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Amanda also teaches private music lessons at Hartland Music. Amanda regularly performs at local weddings and funerals as a soloist in all genres of music. Book Amanda's talents as a performing artist, music teacher, or director now!
Wedding Ceremony Soloist
Church Service & Holiday Concert Soloist
Burial & Funeral Service Soloist
Private Lesson Instructor
Voice & Piano, Studio#123
WCCM - Hartland Music
RSP Choir (Rise/Shine/Praise)
Children 5K - 4TH Grade
Our Savior's Lutheran Church