Megan Gillis is a New York based operatic soprano. She received her Bachelor of Music from the University of Georgia in 2013 where she sang roles such as Erste Dame in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and the voice of the mother in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann. Megan then continued her study at Manhattan School of Music where she completed her Masters in Vocal Performance in 2015. Operatic credits at Manhattan School include Gertrude Stein in Virgil Thompson’s The Mother of Us All and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. In 2014, Megan was awarded runner-up in the Eisenburg-Fried Concerto Competition for her interpretation of Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915. She has also been involved with many summer music festivals and young artist programs including Opera in the Ozarks, The Harrower Summer Opera Workshop, The Franco-American Vocal Academy, The Russian Opera Workshop, and the Savannah VOICE Festival. In 2010 Megan made her European debut as Contessa Almavia in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at the Gottisher Saal in Salzburg, Austria. Most recently, she performed the role of Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte with the Portland Summer Opera Workshop.