Amanda Sheriff, MM
Soprano Amanda Sheriff graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with her B.M. in Music Education (2016) and M.M. in Vocal Performance (2018). Sheriff is currently a professional opera singer, in tandem with being an educator, and is slated to perform the roles of Norina (Don Pasquale) with Opera Delaware and Monica (Medium) with Baltimore Concert Opera in the fall of 2021.
Amanda Sheriff was recently an Apprentice Artist at Des Moines Metro Opera where she performed Miss Lightfoot (Fellow Travelers) and covered the roles of Clarine and L’amour (Platée). Amanda spent the earlier part of 2021 as a Studio Artist at Florida Grand Opera. She performed the roles of Beatrice (Three Decembers), Babs (New York Stories), 1st Trio member (Trouble in Tahiti), and Célie (Signor Deluso).
During the 2019/20 season, Amanda sang Pamina (Die Zauberflöte ) and Little Red (Little Red’s Most Unusual Day) with Opera Iowa’s touring troupe. Amanda also joined DMMO as an Apprentice Artist for their all virtual season due to COVID-19.
In 2018/19, Amanda sang Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with Stephen F. Austin State University Orchestra of the Pines, won Alumnus of the year, and spent the summer as an Emerging Artist at Seagle Music Colony performing the role of Susanna in (Le Nozze di Figaro).