Sara Kennedy is a soprano from Austin, TX who specializes in both classical and musical theatre repertoire. Sara is known for her lush, colorful voice, commanding stage presence, and powerful interpretations of Mozart’s heroines. Sara joined Sewanee Summer Music Festival as an Opera Fellow where she was named a winner of the Jacqueline Avent Concerto Competition. Earlier that year, she joined Sarasota Opera as an Apprentice Artist for their 2022 Season where she performed in their mainstage shows and various opera scenes. Other recent opera credits include Ruth Baldwin (Later the Same Evening), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), and Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte). A recipient of the Bill and Margot Winspear Opera Scholarship, Sara completed her Graduate Artist Certificate in Opera from the University of North Texas in 2021 where she also completed a BM in Music Education and an MM in Vocal Performance. Sara currently studies with internationally-renown soprano, Jennifer Rowley.