Sarah Coit

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Sarah Coit is a native of Spring Hill, FL. Her repertoire includes such roles as Nancy in Albert Herring, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking, the title role in Giulio Cesare, and the Waitress in the World Premiere of Michael Ching’s Speed Dating Tonight. In the summer of 2015, Sarah was a Gerdine Young Artist with Opera Theatre of St. Louis where she covered Richard in the American Premiere of Handel’s Richard the Lionheart. She spent two years as a Resident Artist at Utah Opera where she sang the Shepherd, White Cat, and Squirrel in L’Enfant et les sortilèges with the Utah Symphony and performed the roles of Mercédès in Carmen and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. As a member of the 2016 Apprentice Singer Program at the Santa Fe Opera, she covered the role of Erika in Barber's Vanessa. In the summer of 2017, she returned to the Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Singer, singing the role of Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor and covering the role of Laurene Powell Jobs in the World Premiere of Mason Bates' The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. Also in 2017, she made her house and mainstage role debut as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro with Michigan Opera Theatre. She recently performed the role of Addison Moore in a workshop performance of John de los Santos and Clint Borzoni's The Copper Queen with Arizona Opera at Opera America in NYC. She was a 2017 National Semi-Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a 2018 George London Competition Finalist. In June, she will compete as a finalist in the 6th annual Handel Aria Competition in Madison, WI. In summer of 2018, she will be a Vocal Fellow with Ravinia's Steans Music Institute. In the fall of 2018, she will be performing the role of Adonis in the World Premiere of Dan Visconti and Cerise Jacobs' "Interactive video game opera" PermaDeath in Boston. She will make her Seattle Opera debut in 2019 as Mercédès in Carmen. Sarah holds degrees in Music Studies and Theatre Performance from the University of South Florida and a Masters degree from the University of Michigan.