The Ameriocan mezzo-soprano and voice teacher, Adriana Manfredi, obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in English (2001) and her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education (Voice) (2001) from Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio; and her Master of Fine Arts degree in Vocal Performance from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Valencia, California (2003).
Adriana Manfredi is currently on the rosters of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Los Angeles Opera Chorus. She enjoys singing chamber music, art song, opera, and new music. Recent solo credits include René in November 2011's Dmitri Shostakovich opera world premiere Orango (Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra), David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion (west coast premiere; Jacaranda: music on the edge), The Cunning Little Vixen (Long Beach Opera), Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols, The City of Dis by Andriessen (Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; world premiere), J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244), Lord Nelson Mass and Harmoniemesse by J. Haydn (Los Angeles Master Chorale at Walt Disney Concert Hall), and Tehellim by Steve Reich (Skirball Cultural Center). She enjoys lending her voice to the ensemble Eighteen Squared, specializing in the music of Steve Reich. Her voice is heard with the Los Angeles Master Chorale on A Good Understanding, a Decca release of the choral music of Nico Muhly, Miserere, featuring the choral music of Henryk Gorecki, and in the ensemble of The Gospel According to the Other Mary, a world premiere concert opera by John Adams, staged by Peter Sellars and conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Her voice can also be heard in such feature film soundtracks as Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6 and Frozen.
Adriana Manfredi is on the voice faculty of the Classical Voice Conservatory of the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), and coaches for the Junior Chamber Music program, Orange County Branch.