The University of West Florida Department of Music will present soprano Marcy Stonikas as part of the Music Hall Artist Series. The event will be held on Monday, Mar. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82 on the Pensacola campus.
Marcy Stonikas, Assistant Professor of Voice at Florida State University, has performed with major opera houses and symphony orchestras across North America, Europe, and Australia. Some recent highlights include the title role in Turandot with Atlanta Opera, Cincinnati Opera and Seattle Opera; the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with Seattle Opera and Berkshire Opera Festival; the title role in Fidelio with Volksoper Vienna, Seattle Opera, and the Princeton Festival; the title role in Tosca with Arizona Opera and Opera Santa Barbara, and the title role in Salome with Utah Opera. She was First Prize winner in the Wagner Division of the 2013 Gerda Lissner Foundational Vocal Competition, the Leonie Rysanek prize-winner of the 2013 George London Vocal Competition, and a finalist in Seattle Opera’s 2014 International Wagner Competition. She is also the recipient of a Shouse Career Grant and a Richard F. Gold Career Grant from the Shoshana Foundation. Stonikas received the Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Oberlin Conservatory and the Master’s of Music in Vocal Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
Ticket prices are $18 for adults, $14 for seniors and military, $12 for UWF faculty and staff and non-UWF students, and $7 for high school students. UWF students get in free with a valid Nautilus card. For more information or to reserve tickets, please contact the CFPA Box Office at (850) 857-6285.