Kiena Williams, Soprano is a promising young artist born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Kiena brings passion, authenticity and beauty to the opera stage with her rich vocal color and heartfelt interpretation. Some recent features and upcoming performances include: Opera NexGen’s virtual Cosi Fan Tutte (Fiordiligi Cover), Teatro Gratticielo’s L'amico Fritz (Suzel Cover), and a number of Virtual Concerts and Masterclasses presented by Studio LIS’s Quarantine Sing! Program including excerpts from Handel’s Messiah.
Prior to the global pandemic, Kiena traveled domestically and internationally as a featured soloist, chorister & background vocalist. Kiena can also be seen featured in various projects in conjunction with Pyer Moss’ “Drip Choir”, services at First U Brooklyn under the music direction of Adam Podd, Essence of Joy Alumni Singers and performances with the International Lyric Academy in Tarquinia, Italy.
She currently serves as a member of the Program & Artistic Staff of the Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus and is a Resident Young Artist with the Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy for the 21-22 Season. Kiena is an alumna of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia HS of Music & Art and Performing Arts and The Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in music.