Soprano Alicia Woodberry has been praised as an insightful musician and a captivating performer. 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, Young Artists of America, and Vancouver International Song Institute. Her recent performances include Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), La prima sorella cercatrice (Suor Angelica), Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), and Nannetta (Falstaff). Her most current project was performing as First Lady in Die Zauberflöte with Alexandria Summer Nights in June 2023.
A devoted educator, Ms. Woodberry has taught voice and piano lessons for over ten years. She currently teaches with Opal Music Studio in Old Town Alexandria, VA and Music on the Hill in Washington, DC. She studied Vocal Pedagogy and Piano Pedagogy at Augustana College, and her students have earned lead roles in school and community theatres and attended major summer music programs around the country. Ms. Woodberry enjoys crafting her lesson plans according to her students' personal goals, learning styles, and level of ability and has experience teaching students ages 5+.
Ms. Woodberry is a recent graduate of the Master of Music in Vocal Performance program at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and studied with Tony Arnold. She attended Augustana College, where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. She received a Peabody Talent Award and the George Castelle Memorial Award, and was the recipient of the J & R Hendren Music Award for her dedication to music in the classroom and on the stage. She currently resides in DC and studies with Elizabeth Daniels.