The Sound of Sara Mitnik
Sara Mitnik is an emerging mezzo-soprano from Litchfield, Connecticut currently based in Boston, Massachusetts. While well-versed in many vocal styles, Sara's operatic repertoire includes a Spirit (Savitri), Alto Chorister (Samson), Third Spirit (Die Zauberflöte), Hansel (Hansel & Gretel), Sorceress/Chorus (Dido and Aeneas), Emma/Morris (Vignettes: Ellis Island) and Marcellina (The Marriage of Figaro). Her scene work consists of the Act I Finales of Falstaff (Meg) and Così fan Tutte (Dorabella). Mitnik was recently awarded First Place in the American International Music Competition for her category and the Penelope Davis Hart Honorable Mention for the Philharmonic Society of Arlington Young Artist Competition.
Outside of her classical endeavors, has been a percussionist for more than twelve years. Demonstrating her ability to adapt to multiple genres of music, Mitnik also has experience performing musical theater, jazz, funk, rock, pop, and many other styles through her freelance performances. Mitnik holds a double degree in Music (B.A.) with Performance Honors, studying under Dr. Julianna Sabol, and Psychology (B.A.) summa cum laude from Syracuse University. She earned her Master of Music in Voice Performance with a concentration in Vocal Pedagogy with Academic Honors at The New England Conservatory of Music under the instruction of MaryAnn McCormick.