Amanda Benjamin is delighted to collaborate once more with the Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra and Dr. KuanFen Liu after a wonderful “Night at the Opera” concert.
Originally from Northern California, Amanda studied vocal performance at the University of California at Davis and then moved to Southern California to establish a career.
Amanda has recently appeared in both musicals and operas throughout Southern California. In opera Amanda has performed in roles such as Gretel in Black Tie Opera’s production of “Hansel and Gretel”, Barbarina in Independent Opera’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” where she simultaneously covered the role of Susanna, and portrayed First Spirit in Center Stage Opera’s “Die Zaüberflöte”.
Notable characters Amanda has portrayed In musical theater include Little Red in Center Stage Opera’s “Into the Woods”, Madame de la Grand Bouche in Whittier Community Theater’s “Beauty and the Beast”, and Christine Daae in a Phantom of the Opera revue throughout Los Angeles. She has also portrayed characters such as Elphaba, Diana Morales, and Annie Oakley in concert.
Amanda is appearing with Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra in two performances of Mozart’s Requiem Mass and Bach’s Motet Singet dem Herrn.