Sandra Moon

American soprano Sandra Moon made her professional debut in the role of Frasquita in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's staging of Carmen with Placido Domingo at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Her first engagement in Europe was at the Stadttheater in Aachen where she sang such roles as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, Pamina, Susanna, Oscar and Norina.

From 1992 - 1997 Sandra was engaged at the Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe where her repertoire was extended to such roles as Mimi, Liu, Manon, Donna Anna, Adina, Fiordiligi and Maria Stuarda. At Munich's Gärtnerplatz Theater, where she was engaged from 1997 until 2012, some of her roles included Violetta, Butterfly, Giovanna d'arco, Amalia in "I Masnadieri", Martha, Agathe and Alice Ford. Her extensive repertoire of over 100 roles has lead her to other cities including Düsseldorf, Cologne, Berlin, Dresden, Paris, Warsaw, Mallorca, Zürich and Vienna.

Sandra Moon made her Metropolitan Opera debut in the role of Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos with James Levine conducting. She has sung with the New York City Opera (Pamina, and Rose in Street Scene), Glimmerglass Opera (Marzelline in Fidelio), Portland Opera (Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor), Florentine Opera (Musetta and Antonia), Opera Columbus (Musetta, Countess, and Donna Anna), Cleveland Opera (Cleopatra and Gilda), and Adina and Nedda at the Lake George Opera Festival.

Sandra Moon is a native of Dayton, Ohio and received her musical training from the Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music as well as being in the young artist programs of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Sante Fe Opera.

Sandra's extensive background includes teaching for 26 years in a private studio in Germany and winning numerous awards, including the Treigel/Corbett Opera Scholarship (Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music); National Association of Teachers of Music-Ohio Chapter; National Institute of Musical Theatre-George London Grant; Opera Columbus; Liederkranz Foundation; Washington International Competition; and Opera Index.

Sandra Moon is currently Assistant Professor of Voice at Louisiana State University.