Dramatic Soprano Audra Moricca, a native of Northport, New York, began her musical studies as a violinist, studying at Manhattan School of Music. She received her Bachelor of Music in applied voice from Mannes School of Music in Manhattan, and her Master of Arts degree in Vocal Performance at Aaron Copland School of Music at CUNY Queens College.
Ms. Moricca maintains an active performing career and is a highly respected interpreter in both the operatic and concert arenas. Audra specializes in the dramatic roles of Strauss, Verdi and Wagner, as well as the title roles of Tosca, Turandot, and Vanessa. Recent operatic appearances include James Marvel's staged version of Le Nozze di Figaro with North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra featuring cast members from New York City Opera.
With pianist Kelly Horsted, Ms. Moricca has performed extensive recital repertoire exploring less standard expansive song works reflecting their particular affection for modern dramatic song. Recent  performances together include concert works Andromache's Farewell, and Concert Arias K272 & K505 by Mozart, as well as Wagner's Wesendonk lieder and Debussy'sChansons de Bilitis.
Audra is currently the voice coordinator at Five Towns College. She maintains a private studio in Manhattan and Northport, New York. She has also served as a vocal faculty member at Molloy College, the Hartt School at the University of Hartford and Music in Chappaqua
Audra Moricca
Dramatic Soprano