About Ciara Emily Newman
Ciara Emily Newman is a soprano and an Alaska native. She recently graduated with a Master’s degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from Penn State University. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ciara has continued to perform and teach. Most recently, she performed Alban Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder with The Penn State Symphony Orchestra.
Another recent credit would be the live radio broadcast of Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief performed by Penn State Opera Theater. Ciara was seen in the concert premier of Griffin Candey’s The House of Bernarda Alba as Magdalena in January of 2020.
She has also performed in the Midwest premier of Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied as Older Alyce Thompson. Previous roles include Papagena in Opera Fairbanks’ production of The Magic Flute, Madame Lidoine in Baldwin Wallace University’s production of Dialogues of the Carmelites, and Elizetta in Cimerosa’s Il Matrimonio Segretto.