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Based in Washington, DC, mezzo-soprano Madeline Manaker is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and recently completed a Master's of Music in vocal performance at George Mason University.

This summer, Madeline will sing the role of Marcellina in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro with Canto Vocal Programs. Recently, she performed the role of Third Lady in Loudoun Lyric Opera's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.  


While at George Mason University, Madeline performed with Mason Opera as Prince Orlofsky in Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus, the Mother in Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, the title role in scenes from Bizet's Carmen, the title role in Rossini's La Cenerentola, and as Armelinde in Pauline Viardot's Cendrillon. Madeline was also named a winner of George Mason University's Concerto Competition and performed as a featured soloist with the orchestra. Previous training includes Canto Vocal Programs, La Musica Lirica, and Russian Opera Workshop. Madeline has participated in masterclasses with Sherrill Milnes, Delores Ziegler, Jay Lesenger, and Mark Oswald. In addition to her performance career, Madeline maintains a voice and piano studio in Herndon, Virginia.


Madeline performing in the Russian Romances concert with the Russian Opera Workshop. (Photo by Rachel Meirson)

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