A native of Southern California, soprano April Amante is a versatile professional singer, regularly performing solo and ensemble repertoire spanning from early music to contemporary musical theater. She has performed and covered mainstage roles with Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Opera San Luis Obispo, Pacific Opera Project, and the Los Angeles Opera Outreach Program. Favorite roles performed include Laurey (Oklahoma), Johanna (Sweeney Todd), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Frasquita (Carmen), and Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi). April has been on the roster of the LA Master Chorale since fall 2017. She was the Soprano Soloist for the LA Master Chorale's Messiah Sing Along at Disney Hall in December 2018, and is thrilled to be this year’s Soprano Soloist for the LAMC Messiah concert performance on December 21, 2019.
In addition to her performance credits, April was a semi-finalist in the Loren Zachary Opera Competition 2019, the Lyra New York Mozart Vocal Competition 2018 (Opera Category), the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition 2018, and in the 29th International Nuits Lyriques de Marmande Competition 2017 in Marmande, France. April received a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) magna cum laude in Vocal Performance from California State University-Northridge and a Master of Music (MM) from the University of Arizona. She currently studies with Isabel Bayrakdarian.