Mezzo soprano Alexandra Schenck is from Los Alamitos, California and is a fourth year Resident Artist at the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. Recent engagements include her debut with the Macau Music Festival as Siebel in Gounod’s Faust, Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin with the Aspen Music Festival, Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte with Oberlin in Italy, and the Mother in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors for Intimate Opera of Pasadena.
This season she made her role debut a Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther for AVA. Additional roles at AVA have included Siebel in Gounod’s Faust, Zulma in Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri, Lorina in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Dulcinée in Massenet’s Don Quichotte, and Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte.
Prior to entering AVA, she attended California State University, Long Beach where she sang Le Prince Charmant in Massenet’s Cendrillon, Komponist in Ariadne aud Naxos, Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito, Giuletta in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann,Prosperina in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Concert performances include Mozart’s Requiem with the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra and Hänsel in Humperkinck’s Hänsel und Gretel with the Philadelphia Sinfonia.
Alexandra has received grants from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation, was a semi-finalist in the Loren Zachary Competition, and the Grand Prize Winner in the Pasadena Opera Guild’s Young Artist Award.Media Kit