Amanda Kohl, Lyric Soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma from the Hartt School of Music and a Master’s of Music degree from Indiana University. Onstage, she has been seen as Susanna in Mozart’s, Le Nozze di Figaro and ‘Pamina’ in Die Zauberflöte with Connecticut Lyric Opera. As Soprano Soloist she has performed in Handel’s Messiah with the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and most recently, the Iliana Oratorio Society in addition to Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Rutter’s Magnificat in the Wellesley Masterworks Series. An advocate for new music, Ms. Kohl has been featured on three PARMA Recordings albums by various living composers and was featured in the American premiere of Canadian composer Tawnie Olson’s opera, Sanctuary and Storm for the Women Composers Festival of Hartford. Currently in her 4th season with Chicago Choral Artists, Amanda has appeared as the soprano soloist in Bach’s Christmas Cantata: Christum wir sollen loben schon, and as soloist in Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella Johnson.
Equal to her passion for performing, Amanda carries an undeniable enthusiasm and integrity into her work as a Voice Teacher and Clinician. She was recognized for her accomplishments in the field in 2016 by the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and was awarded the ‘Joan Frey Boytim Award for Independent Teachers.’ Amanda has been invited as a guest clinician at various schools in New England and in the Chicago area, including the Handel and Haydn Society’s Chorus of Tenors and Basses, Chorus Angelicus. She was appointed to Adjunct Faculty at Connecticut College, was on the Voice Faculty at the Loomis Chaffee Boarding School, and has created Audition Prep Workshops for high school students seeking to continue their musical studies at the collegiate level.Back