Soprano Amelia Wilber is a young, emerging singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year, Ms. Wilber will join St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill as a Staff Singer. Ms. Wilber is very excited to return to The Princeton Singers and The Philadelphia Symphonic Choir in this upcoming season. Ms. Wilber will also join The Delaware Valley Opera Company as a soloist on their upcoming Legacy Concert. Recent highlights for Ms. Wilber include joining Opera Delaware as a chorister in the 2017 Summer Festival, a 2016 fall tour of China and recording project with The Princeton Singers, as well as company and role debuts with The Delaware Valley Opera Company, The Philadelphia Opera Prep Club, and Opera on Tap (Philadelphia Chapter).
Previous roles and scenes appearances include Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor (Alice Ford), Mozart's Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira), Tchaikovsky's Pique Dame (Ensemble), Puccini's Suor Angelica (Una Conversa and Ensemble), Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier (Octavian), Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor (Meg Page), Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (Second Lady), Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro (Cherubino), Jack Beeson's Lizzie Borden (Lizzie), Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias (Ensemble), and Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen (Hen and Ensemble). Notable companies Ms. Wilber has joined this past season include Baltimore Concert Opera and Opera Delaware in their productions of Semiramide (Ensemble).
Ms. Wilber currently studies with Holly Phares. She received her Master of Music from The Boston Conservatory where she studied with Monique Phinney. She received her Bachelor of Music from Temple University where she studied with Randi Marrazzo. Notable training programs have included Si Parla, Si Canta and The Crittenden Opera Workshop. Ms. Wilber has also had the chance to workshop with industry professionals including Kirstin Chavez, The Diagenesis Duo, Håkan Hagegård, Nicholas Clapton, Robert Cowart, and Benton Hess.