Veronica Gonzalez, soprano, is a recent graduate of the Aaron Copland School of Music of Queens College, City University of New York. Veronica’s 2011-2012 engagements include Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Vocal Productions NYC, the Novice in OperaOggiNY’s Suor Angelica, as well as Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro and Giannetta in L’Elisir d’Amore with New York Opera Forum.
Veronica’s operatic roles include Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Ilia in Idomeneo, Manon in Manon, Semiramide in Semiramide, Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore, Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, Pamina in The Magic Flute, and Suor Dolcina, Osmina, and Lay Sister in Suor Angelica. Equally at home in concert settings, Veronica has performed as the soprano soloist in a number of oratorios by Bach, Handel, and Mozart.
A native New Yorker, Veronica attained her B.A. in Music at Stony Brook University in Long Island, NY. While at Stony Brook, she was a recurring soloist with the Stony Brook University Orchestra and Camerata Singers. Upon graduation, she was a co-recipient of the Edith Salvo Music Prize, awarded to the most meritorious undergraduate. Veronica attained her M.A. in Music from Queens College with Summa Cum Laude honors. She also holds a B.A. in Economics from Stony Brook University. Ms. Gonzalez currently studies with Dr. Sherry Overholt.