Ashley Dixon

Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano

Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia

Merola Roles: Popova (The Bear)

Schools: University of Michigan; Louisiana State University; Merola Opera Program; Des Moines Metro Opera
Freda Herseth, Lori Bade
Major Roles or Experience: Dido (Dido and Aeneas); Mrs. Nolan (The Medium); La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi); Giulio Cesare (Giulio Cesare); Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia); Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte); Flora (La traviata); Sister Helen (Dead Man Walking); Carmen (La tragédie de Carmen)

Other Interests:

I’m getting married on September 3, 2017! My fiancée is an opera singer as well and will be in Santa Fe for the summer so we will be planning the wedding by telephone and skype.

Cooking and baking, watching makeup tutorials on Youtube, my 20 lb Maine Coon, and Whippets (really just dogs in general).

Awards: Gerda Lissner Lieder/Song Competition, Encouragement Award, 2016