Shaina Martinez Soprano

Roles Performed

Violetta*** La Traviata Verdi Mass Opera 2021
Giannetta*** L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti Opera Maine 2021
Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte Mozart The Opera Next Door 2021
Violetta La Traviata Verdi Lighthouse Opera Company 2021
Lucy* Fellow Travelers Spears Florida Grand Opera 2021
Elisetta* Il Matrimonio Segreto Cimarosa Florida Grand Opera 2020
Countess Ceprano* Rigoletto Verdi Florida Grand Opera 2020
Kate Pinkerton Madama Butterfly Puccini Florida Grand Opera 2020
First Soprano (Sophie) Masterclass McNally Bermuda Festival 2019
Susannah Susannah Floyd Lighthouse Opera Company 2018
Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte Mozart Manhattan School of Music 2018
Donna Elvira Don Giovanni Mozart Lighthouse Opera Company 2017
Saffi Der Zigeunerbaron Strauss II Manhattan School of Music 2017
The Cousin Madama Butterfly Puccini Martina Arroyo Foundation 2015
Salud La Vida Breve de Falla The In Series 2014
Our Lady of Guadalupe Children of the Sun Mollicone Little Patuxent Opera Institute 2014
Second Lady Die Zauberflöte Mozart Siena Music Festival 2013
* cancelled/posponed due to COVID-19

Roles Covered

Adina*** L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti Opera Maine 2021
Cio-Cio San** Madama Butterfly Puccini Florida Grand Opera 2020
Donna Anna Don Giovanni Mozart Florida Grand Opera 2019
Marie La Fille du Regiment Donizetti Martina Arroyo Foundation 2015
Prince Charming Cendrillon Massenet Siena Music Festival 2013
** partial performance

Concert Experience

Soloist Florida Grand Opera Songfest Studio Artist Recital Artserve and Coral Gable Museum 2019
Soloist Towards A More Perfect Union Concert:
Joel Thompson’s La Lluvia (World Premiere)
Arizona State University Gammage 2019
Soloist Prima Donnas in Concert: A Tribute to Maria Callas Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall 2018
Soloist Christmas Ball Concert Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall 2018
Soloist Joaquin Turina Poema en forma de canciones
with MSM Philharmonia
Riverside Church, New York 2018
Soloist Emerging Artist Recital: Alan M. & Joan Taub Ades Vocal
Competition Winners
National Opera Center of America 2018

Awards

1st place Young Artist Competition: Woman’s Voice National Federation of Music Clubs 2021
Semifinalist Metropolitan Opera National Council Metropolitan Opera 2021
2nd Place MIOpera Vocal Competition
Emerging Artist Div.
MIOpera 2020
Semifinalist Brava! Opera Theater and James M.
Collier Young Artist Program
Vocal Competition
Brava! Opera Theater and
James M. Collier Young
Artist Program
2020
Semifinalist Premiere Opera Foundation + NYIOP
International Vocal Competition
Premiere Opera Foundation 2020
Semifinalist SAS Performing Arts Company Vocal Competition SAS Performing Arts Company 2020
3rd place Washington International Competition Friday Morning Music Club 2019
1st place Russell C. Wonderlic Competition Community Concerts, Baltimore MD 2019
2nd place Opera NEO Voice Competition Opera NEO 2019
3rd place (Jr Div.) Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition Young Patronesses of the Opera 2019
Finalist Opera at Florham Vocal Competition Opera at Florham 2019
1st place Talents of the World International Competition Talents of the World Inc 2018
3rd place XXI Concurso Internacional de Canto Lirico Ceprocut Trujillo, Peru 2018
3rd place Alan M. & Joan Taub Ades Competition Manhattan School of Music 2018
1st place Eisenberg-Fried Concerto Competition Manhattan School of Music 2018
2nd place Rocky Mountain Regionals Metropolitan Opera National Council 2018
Finalist
Alternate
Art Song Discovery Competition DC Vocal Arts Society 2018
3rd Place Sue Goetz Ross Memorial Competition Friday Morning Music Club 2016
2nd Place Sue Goetz Ross Memorial Competition Friday Morning Music Club 2015

Training

Florida Grand Opera Studio Artist 2019-2021
Grant Park Music Festival Project Inclusion Vocal Fellow 2019
Martina Arroyo Prelude to Performance Young Artist 2015


Education

Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY (2016-2018)
Master of Music
University of Maryland, College Park, MD (2011-2015)
Bachelor of Music
Minor in Italian studies

Vocal Instructors Coaches Masterclasses Directors Conductors
Manny Perez Israel Gursky Kamel Boutros Caren Levine E. Loren Meeker Ramon Tebar
Ruth Golden Gregory Buchalter Caren Levine Gregory Buchalter Albert Cremin Jeffery Meyer
Carmen Balthrop Steven Eldredge Bill Tracy Carlos Kalmar Linda Brovsky Christopher Bell
Joan McFarland Craig Rutenberg Kanae Matsumoto Maeve Höglund Gina Lapinski Perry So

Kathy Kozak Miriam Charney Diana Soviero Nick Olcott Kynan Johns

Dona Vaughn Jason Wirth Jane Glover John Tedeschi Thomas Muraco