Meechot Marrero

Soprano Meechot Marrero has been called “a revelation… a young Puertorrican star with a great career ahead” (El Nuevo Día). Ms. Marrero was recently the First Place winner in the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Puerto Rico District. There she was also awarded with a prize selected by the audience, the Fundación Angel Ramos Award and the Fundación Daisy Marrero Award. 

She has had the opportunity to work with one of the foremost composers and librettists of opera in the United States, Carlisle Floyd, during VOICExperience’s collaboration with National Opera Week 2012 in Savannah, Georgia. Meechot has performed de Falla’s Siete Canciones Populares Españolas, Haydn’s The Creation, Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra and Handel’s Messiah with the Hartford Symphony. She has attended programs such as: the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Puerto Rico, the International Vocal Arts Institute in Israel and Virginia, the VOICExperience in Florida and Savannah, and Opera as Drama in New York. Her roles include Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Concepción in Ravel’s L’Heure Espagnole, and Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème

Meechot began her musical studies with the San Juan Children’s Choir, received her Bachelor of Music from the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, and is currently working on her Master of Music with the prestigious Yale Opera Program at the Yale School of Music.
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