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Marina Costa-Jackson '16 · soprano

Hometown: Sandy, Utah.

Education: Vocal Performance, University of Utah; Music Studies, Utah State University; Private Vocal Studies, Palermo, Italy.

Competitions: Top Prize, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2015; Top Prize, Gerda Lissner Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2015; National Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2015; Philadelphia District Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Second Place, 4th Marcello Giordani Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2014; First Prize, Giulio Gari Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2014; Finalst/ Contract Prize Winner, International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, 2014; Grant, Annapolis Opera's Vocal Competition, 2014; Grant, Giulio Gari Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2013; Grant, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2013; Encouragement Award, George London Foundation Vocal Competition, 2013; Second Place, Mario Lanza Scholarship, 2012.

Roles at AVA: Fiora, L'amore dei tre re; Marguerite, Faust; Mimì, La bohème; Liza, Pique Dame; Amelia, Un ballo in maschera.

Other Roles: Musetta, La bohème, Michigan Opera Theater; Title role, Iolanta, Russian Opera Workshop, Violetta, La traviata, Lyric Opera Ensemble, University of Utah.


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