Soprano Alicia Woodberry has been praised as “an insightful musician and a captivating performer.” She began this season as Gertrude in Hansel und Gretel with Shakespeare Opera Theatre, and will later end the season as a Cedar Rapids Opera Young Artist. In 2023 she won 2nd place at the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition. She joined the roster of Annapolis Opera and Maryland Lyric Opera in 2022 and made her film debut in the opera Lily by Garth Baxter. She has performed with many festivals and companies including Miami Music Festival, Bel Canto in Tuscany, and Young Artists of America. Ms. Woodberry earned her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where she studied with soprano Tony Arnold and received both the George Castelle Memorial Award and the Peabody Talent Award. Ms. Woodberry teaches and performs in Washington, DC and studies with soprano Elizabeth Daniels.