Soprano Emilie Faiella most recently appeared as Jeannette in Opera Lafayette's The Blacksmith. She was a Resident Artist with Portland Opera in 2020, where she debuted in three roles and performed a recital. She is a District Winner of the 2020 MONC Auditions, and that same year was a finalist of the 2020 Classical Singer Competition. She received Second Prizes at the 2019 Rochester International Vocal Competition and the 2017 James Toland Vocal Arts Competition. Emilie is affiliated with BUOI, Houston Grand Opera's YAVA, CoOPERAtive's Fellowship program, and SongFest's Young Artist program.