Sandy Sharis

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M.M.A Voice '24


Mezzo-soprano Sandy Sharis comes from Atlanta, Georgia and especially enjoys performing early music, chamber music, and concert repertoire. Recent solo engagements include Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang at Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Dr. Jeffrey Douma), Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music with Seraphic Fire and the New World Symphony (Patrick Quigley) and concert solos at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, including Bach’s Magnificat (Dr. Felicia Barber), Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium (David Hill), and Amy Beach’s Canticle of the Sun, which was recorded by Hyperion Records in the spring of 2023. Sandy has also performed with ensembles such as the VOCES8 US Scholars, Seraphic Fire, and Servire. While studying at The Ohio State University, she was selected a winner of their Concerto Competition, the Wilson Vocal Competition, the Graduate Vocal Achievement award, and the regional NATS Artist Awards competition (Great Lakes). At OSU, she performed as a soloist and chorister in Corigliano’s Fern Hill and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb with the Symphonic Choir, and as a soloist with the Men’s Glee Club at the 2020 OMEA Conference. She also performed the roles of Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Le Prince Charmant in Viardot’s Cendrillon. Sandy holds a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Furman University and a master’s degree in voice performance and pedagogy from The Ohio State University. Sandy is currently studying for her M.M.A. degree in Early Music, Oratorio, and Art Song at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music. 


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