28th she was the First Place Winner in the Puerto Rico Distract
Metropolitan Opera Competition.
Vianca Alejandra is a New York based Puerto Rican soprano. Her 2023-2024 season
will start with a Recital at Trinity Church Wall St. Church. In January, she will join the
Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artist Program. Currently, she is a first prize winner in
Adult Voice Classical category at Music International Grand Prix competition. During
her 2022-2023 season she became a member of the New York Philharmonic Chorus,
and made her role debut as Kathie (The Student Prince) with Regina Opera
(Brooklyn, NY) and as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the International Summer Opera
Festival of Morelia (Mexico).
Vianca’s musical education began at age seven, when she was selected to join the San
Juan Children’s Choir. She is a former Assistant Conductor to Maestro Malcolm J.
Merriweather at The Dessoff Choirs. Furthermore, she holds a Master’s degree in
Voice Performance from Brooklyn College, where she won the departmental Opera-
Theater Award. At the age of 16, she had the privilege of studying with the late
legendary tenor Antonio Barasorda at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico.
When she was 17, Vianca debuted as a soloist in “Concierto Tradicional de Reyes” of
the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Roselín Pabón.