Dramatic Soprano Amanda Zory is an alumna of the Juilliard School, Ithaca College, and Hunter College. She specializes in the Wagner, Verdi, and Puccini repertoire. Recent engagements include being a two time grant winner with the Wagner Society of New York, New York OperaFest, Miami Music Festival - Wagner Institute, Espresso Opera, Amici Opera, Center Stage Opera, and Hunter Opera Theatre. Amanda has shared her love of the arts as a guest lecturer at Brooklyn College and Hunter College with the Macaulay Honors College Arts in NY Seminar courses. Most recently, she has collaborated with New York based musicians and artists to create an innovative opera company called 'Opera With a Twist!', which bridges grand opera with immersive storytelling in an intimate theater space.