Lyric Mezzo-Soprano Alejandra Garrido has performed with various opera companies throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Rutgers Opera, Pineda Lyric, Opera Festival of New Jersey, Stony Hill Players, Center Stage Opera, The Opera Project, and Opera at Florham. Stage credits include Violetta -La Traviata, Mimi - La Boheme, Susanna - The Marriage of Figaro, Leila -Les Pecheurs de Perles Yum-Yum -The Mikado, Madam Silverpeal -The Impressario, Nedda - Pagliacci, Lola - Cavalleria Rusticana, and Dido, Belinda, Second Woman, First Witch in Dido & Aeneas.
Equally at home in concert repertoire, Miss Garrido has performed as the soloist in Haydn’s Paukenmesse and Lord Nelson Mass, Brahms’ Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Schubert’s Mass in G, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Bach Magnificat, and Mozart’s Coronation Mass.
Alejandra received her Bachelors in Music, vocal performance, from Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) and her Masters in Opera Performance from New Jersey City University. Always looking to improve her craft, she has taken opera acting classes with Richard Crittenden and has studied baroque ornamentation with Julianne Baird.
Alejandra has a private voice studio in Hunterdon County, NJ and also teaches voice lessons at Lafayette College and Muhlenberg College. Ms. Garrido is a Director at Large for the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.