Soprano Victoria Davis, Grant winner in the 2022 Giulio Gari Foundation Vocal Competition is a graduate of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, one of the finest music schools in the United States. She continued her training at Mannes College of Music in New York City. Among her awards are District Winner and Encouragement Award in the Metropolitan Opera Lafont Competition in 2021 & 2022 and The 2022 Gerda Lissner Foundation Vocal Competition. With a beautiful lirico-spinto soprano, Victoria is well on her way to a career in opera.
Victoria Davis, Soprano, is a recent Graduate of Mannes College of Music. She has been a featured soloist in many concerts and events including the Welcoming of the First lady of Russia with Michelle and Barack Obama and the Kennedy Center’s Young Artist in America presentation. She had also participated in the Washington National Opera’s Juneteenth celebration as a soloist.
Ms. Davis has been seen in the roles of Lady Billows in Albert Herring and Die Sändmanchen in Hänsel und Gretel in The Oberlin Opera theater. Ms. Davis is a proud alumni of Oberlin Conservatory where she studied with Soprano Marlene Rosen. Ms. Davis has been a recipient of many awards including the fifth place winner of Opera Ebony’s vocal competition as well as a prize winner of the Premiere Opera Foundation’s Vocal Competition.
Recently, Ms. Davis has been seen in the role of First Lady with Opera On Tap’s Playground Opera Program. She has also performed with the Masterworks Chorus as the Soprano soloist for the Brahms Requiem. In addition to that, Ms. Davis performed the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with Opera Susquehanna in August of 2019. In the upcoming season, Ms. Davis will speak on a panel for Black Women In Opera: Community in Opera. Ms. Davis will also make a virtual appearance with the Kirsten Lewis Foundation, for their Gala Performance. In addition to this, Ms. Davis is proud to announce her participation with the Metropolitan Opera Guild and All Star Outreach, in giving back to the community through the arts. Victoria currently studies under Michael Paul. In addition to her vocal talents, Ms. Davis enjoys trying new recipes and writing poetry.
Our never-ending thanks to Marco Matute and Yeoryia Studios for producing these beautiful video presentations of the Winners Concert.