Amy Owens

Award-winning soprano Amy Owens is known for her “high-flying vocals” and “scene-stealing” performances on operatic and symphonic stages, as well as her innovative, multi-disciplinary pursuits in music education. She has received awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council, the George London Foundation, and the Jensen Foundation, and she was the recipient of the grand prize from the Sullivan Foundation. Operatic appearances include performances with Santa Fe Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Dallas Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Utah Opera, and Virginia Opera. She was the soprano soloist in Carmina Burana with the National Symphony and at Carnegie Hall, and has appeared with many other notable orchestras across the U.S.

Her operatic and musical theater roles include Cunegonde in Candide, Chrisann Brennan in The Revolution of Steve Jobs, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, Emily in Our Town, Phoebe in Gentleman s Guide to Love and Murder, Johanna in Sweeney Todd, an the title role in The Santa Fe Opera s world premiere of Sweet Potato Kicks the Sun. Amy is a sought-after soprano for developing contemporary works, including the Metropolitan Opera workshop of Eurydice and multiple workshops with American Opera Projects. As a multi-disciplinary artist, Amy performed at the 50th annual New Orleans Jazz Festival with renowned musician Glen David Andrews, and as an emerging conductor, was selected to participate in the Hart Institute for Women Conductors at Dallas Opera and the International Conducting Workshop Festival in Bulgaria. As an educator, Amy is the director of the Young Voices of Santa Fe Opera and is a sought-after vocal coach.