One of the most gifted and distinguished artists on the stage today, Amanda Nisenson is rapidly establishing herself as a Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano in great demand. Amanda has performed numerous lead roles in operas such as Carmen, Rigoletto, The Rape of Lucretia, Faust, and Il Capriccio. Her operatic training began in high school at the Juilliard Prepatory Division for Voice in New York, NY. She then went on to receive her Bachelors Degree in vocal performance from Manhattan School of Music in 2002 and completed her training at Philadelphia's prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts. In the summer of 2000 , Amanda made her professional operatic debut with the Opera Theater of St. Louis at the age of 20. Other performances followed soon after at houses including Santa Fe Opera , Portland Opera, Annapolis Opera, and New York City Opera. She was also awarded and honored for her operatic achievments by the Metroplitan Opera National Council Auditions, The Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation, and The James Parkinson Italian Opera Competition.
Ms. Nisenson is equally at home on both the concert and recital stage. She has sang orchestral concerts and solo recitals throughout the United States and Europe. In addition, Amanda has been a guest speaker at Columbia University and Baltimore School of the Arts and also lends her voice out to numerous charities. Aside from her operatic career, Amanda is currently working on her second one woman show ,"Come Fly With Me", where she plays piano and sings. She is also looking foward to singing her first pop concert with the Greenwich Village Orchestra in NYC in 2011.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys teaching piano and voice and maintains a private teaching studio in her hometown of New Canaan, CT.