ANETA AUGUSTYN – Polish born American soprano, Aneta Augustyn “is a statuesque beauty and her voice is large and gleaming”. She is an active performer and a recitalist throughout Southern California. and specializes in Bel Canto style of singing. Her professional credits include: Pacific Lyric Association, Redlands Opera Theatre, Repertory Opera
Company, Opera Royale, Opera Providence of Rhode Island, Opera Nova, Opera Pacific, Tusia Operafestival in Viterbo, Italy, Opera in the Ozarks, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, California Philharmonic at Walt Disney Hall and Orange County Cathedral Chamber Orchestra. Her artistic triumphs include the portrayals of: Gilda from “Rigoletto,” Tosca from “Tosca,” Mimi from “La Bohème;” Violetta from “La Traviata;” Pamina and the First Lady from the “Magic Flute,” Lucia from “Lucia di Lammermoor,” Fiordiligi in “Così fan tutte,” Marie in “La fille du regiment,” Rosalinda in “Die Fledermaus” and Lauretta in “Gianni Schicchi.”
Ms. Augustyn’s solo concert appearances include: Handel’s “Messiah,” Mozart’s “Coronation Mass,” and Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” Mozart’s Mass in C; Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” as well as Mozart’s “Exsultate,” Jubilate K. 165. She is an award recipient of the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition, the Bel Canto Vocal Scholarship Foundation Competition, a First place Winner for the Sigma Alpha Iota Vocal Competition; she is also a top-priced award winner from the Young Musician Foundation, and a Léni Fé Bland Music Scholarship Competition winner. Ms. Augustyn holds a MM in Vocal Performance from Boston University and a BM in Opera Performance from Cal State Long Beach Opera Institute. She is on a voice faculty at Claremont Community School of Music and directs children’s Opera chorus for Repertory Opera Company.