Elizabeth Sarian, mezzo-soprano, is currently studying to obtain her Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and looks forward to joining the Apprentice Singer Program at the Santa Fe Opera in the summer of 2018.
Ms. Sarian’s 2017-2018 season includes title role in Massenet’s Cherubin with Peabody Opera, Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin with Bel Cantanti Opera, and Messiah with the Frederick Chorale. Ms. Sarian was also a Studio Artist in Central City Opera’s Bonfils-Stanton Artist Training Program, where she covered the role of Mercédès in Carmen.
Ms. Sarian earned her Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy at the Peabody Institute, and is student of Dr. Stanley Cornett. During Ms. Sarian’s studies at Peabody, she performed Cherubino, Le Nozze di Figaro; Hansel (cover), Hansel und Gretel; Dorabella (cover), Così fan tutte; Mae Jones, Street Scene; Third Lady, The Magic Flute, and Cherubino with the Amalfi Coast Music Festival.
In competition, Ms. Sarian has been awarded two Encouragement Awards from the Capitol District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2017 and 2016, Third Place in Peabody’s Sylvia Green Competition, was selected as a Semi-finalist for the Annapolis Opera Vocal Competition in 2017 and 2018, and selected as the Alto winner of the Choralis Young Artist Competition in 2016. Ms. Sarian was also awarded the George Castelle Memorial Award in Voice from the Peabody Conservatory upon receiving her Master of Music.
Originally from Long Island, Ms. Sarian holds a Bachelor of Science from Hofstra University in Vocal Performance.