B i o g r a p h y
Canadian-American Soprano Alicia Reid is a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she completed her Master of Music in Vocal Performance, studying with Ms. Clara O'Brien. Alicia received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, studying with Dr. Marilyn Taylor. Alicia is a member of the Bel Canto professional choral ensemble in Greensboro, North Carolina. She received second place in the 2019 National Federation of Music Clubs Collegiate Vocal Competition, and was a finalist in the 2016 Rosen-Schaffel Concerto Competition at Appalachian State University. She has most recently performed the title role in Cinderella with Piedmont Opera, Phoebe in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, and Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, both with Community Theatre of Greensboro. Other past roles include Gilda in Talk Opera, Königin der Nacht in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Helene in Hindemith's Hin und zurück, and the title character in Little Red Riding Hood, a children’s outreach opera with the UNC Greensboro Opera Theatre. Alicia has also performed in productions with Piedmont Opera, including the Shepherd Boy in Tosca, First Spirit in Die Zauberflöte, and various ensemble roles. Other credits from her time at UNC School of the Arts include Lauretta in Bizet’s Doctor Miracle, and the role of Phyllis in Iolanthe with Greensboro Light Opera and Song. Alicia is also a classically trained harpist, and has several years of experience teaching voice and piano lessons.