Mezzo-soprano Courtney Miller debuts with Florida Grand Opera this season. Last season, her schedule included Hannah in The Passenger with Michigan Opera Theatre, Meg in Adamo’s Little Women with Madison Opera, and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro as well as The Wind in Glass’ The Witches of Venice with Opera Saratoga. She made her Odyssey Opera debut as Mrs. Ford in Vaughan Williams’ Sir John in Love in 2015. As a young artist with Virginia Opera, her roles included Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos, Page in Salome, Meg Page in Falstaff, Flora in La traviata, and Mercédès in Carmen. As a young artist with the Glimmerglass Festival, she appeared as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly and covered the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos. An art song enthusiast, she has performed Ravel’s Shéhérazade with the Brevard Sinfonia and selections of Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne with the Chautauqua Symphony. A Wisconsin native, Courtney holds degrees from the University of Michigan and the Boston Conservatory. This season at FGO, she can be seen as Mercédès in Carmen and Olga in Eugene Onegin, and will study-cover The Moon in Before Night Falls.