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Karen Barraza '17 · soprano

Hometown: Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Education: Taller de la Ópera de la Sinaloa.

Competitions: Encouragement Award, The Giulio Gari Foundation, 2016; First Prize, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2016; Encouragement Award, Giulio Gari Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2015; Artistic Society of Sinaloa Fellowship; Pepita Serrano Prize, Carlo Morelli Singing Competition, 2014; Scholarship, Concurso Internacional de Canto Sinaloa, 2014; Audience Award, Sinaloa International Singing Competition, 2013; Amigos de La Opera Scholarship, 2013 Semi-Finalist, Carlo Morelli Singing Competition, 2012; Young Artist Prize, Sinaloa International Singing Competition, 2011.

Roles at AVA: Pamina, Die Zauberflöte, Gilda, Rigoletto; Lauretta, Gianni Schicchi; Musetta, La bohéme; Elvira, L'italiana in Algeri; Poussette, Manon; Masha/Prilepa, Pique Dame.

Other Roles: Juliette, Romeo et Juliette; Musetta, La bohéme; Lauretta, Gianni Schicchi; The Queen of the Night, The Magic Flute, all with Teatro Pablo de Villavicencio; Gilda, Rigoletto, Taller de la Ópera de Sinaloa.


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