“...the most beautiful singing, whose Carolina was as disarming in characterization as it was expressive in vocal shading.”
-The Cleveland Plain Dealer
B i o g r a p h y
Soprano Bethany Grace Mamola has charmed audiences with her stage presence and warm vocal timbre. The Cleveland Plain Dealer praised her with “...the most beautiful singing, whose Carolina was as disarming in characterization as it was expressive in vocal shading.” Arts Atlanta wrote that Bethany “was that rare talent who commands not only the virtuosity of a seasoned operatic vocalist but also the stage presence and acting prowess necessary to truly embody the character she presents”.
Bethany has been a featured soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra Festival in Colorado, the DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, the Abilene Philharmonic, the Sausalito Song Society, the McKinney Philharmonic, the River Cities Symphony Orchestra, and Cleveland Opera Theatre. Her stage credits include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Drusilla in L’incornazione di Poppea, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Carolina in Il Matrimonio Segreto, La Princesse in L’enfants et les Sortileges, Cendrillon, and Polly Peachum in The Three Penny Opera.
In September 2021 Dr. Mamola made her directorial debut as creative director of "Try Me” at the Winspear Opera House in conjunction with ATT Performing Arts “Elevator Project" in Dallas, Texas. Bethany won the 2011 Stockton Opera Guild Competition and the 2011 UOP Conservatory Concerto Competition. She holds a DMA in voice from the University of North Texas, a Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Bachelors of Music in voice from the University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music. In addition to performance, Dr. Mamola is an enthusiastic educator in voice and opera. She is on the faculty of Emory University as Director of Vocal Studies.