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Amber Patrice Garrett, native of Norfolk, Virginia. began her singing career at the tender age of four with performances in her church and she continued to amaze the community as she shared her God-given vocal gift throughout her childhood. Amber’s formal music training initiated in the Department of Music at Hampton University, Hampton, Va. where she was a member of the Concert Choir and a featured soloist on its cross-country tour. After completing requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, she continued her pursuit of excellence at The Boston Conservatory of Music where she earned the Master of Music Degree in Voice Performance in 2012.
Ms. Garrett’s accomplishments are diverse and noteworthy. She performed on the TODAY Television Show shortly after receiving her undergraduate degree. She participated in the 2010 Harrower Summer Opera Workshop located in Atlanta, GA where she performed her first Principle role in Puccinis’ Il Tabarro as Giorgetta ; in Chautauqua Opera in Chautauqua NY as a Studio Artist for both 2012 and 2013 seasons; and in Des Moines Metro Opera Indianola, IA as a Apprentice Artist 2014. Amber has performed coast to coast for dignitaries, community events, and various venues and is especially grateful for the opportunity to perform in Master Classes for International Artist such as Denyce Graves and Christine Brewer.
Ambers primary goal is to bridge the generational gap that exist in music genres, especially that of classical music. She aspires to “ bring a new and exciting element to Opera” and to be to her contemporaries the ideal that renowned singers Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, and Denyce Graves were to their generations.
Ambers passion for these personal and career goals is apparent as she states ,“Every time I perform, whether it be in a church or a opera house, I want to be transparent enough for people to see my heart through the music. If they can feel something, I’ve done my job...”
Amber P. Garrett, B. A and M. Mus. emphasis in Voice Performance
Phone 757-237-0804 : email Amber.P.Garrett@gmail.com
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