Louisa Waycott's Biography

Louisa Waycott is a mezzo-soprano from Sun Valley, Idaho.  During the 2015/2016 Season Ms. Waycott performed Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, the third lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and the title role in Blitzstein’s Regina with The Maryland Opera Studio.  In the 2014/2015 Season she performed Madame de la Haltière with Miami Summer Music Festival in Cendrillon and the Shepherd in L’enfant et les sortileges with the Maryland Opera Studio.  In the 2013/2014 Season she performed Lady Saphir in Patience and covered Meg in Falstaff with Utopia Opera, covered Martha in Iolanta with New Opera NYC, and performed La Zia in Madama Butterfly with Amore Opera.  She studied with Opera in the Ozarks where she performed Despina in Cosi Fan Tutte, The International Lyric Academy, The American Institute of Musical Studies, The Neil Semer Vocal Institute, and Songfest.  She graduated from The University of Mississippi where she performed Tessa in The Gondoliers, Mercedes in Carmen, Estrella in La Perichole, and La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi.  She is a recent graduate of The Maryland Opera Studio with her Master of Music degree.  This summer she will perform Zita in Gianni Schicchi and cover Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Prague Summer Nights Festival in the Czech Republic.  She will also be a featured vocalist with Livermore Valley Opera's "Opera in the Vineyard" concert at the Rerzlaff Vineyard.