Dr. Erin Gonzalez is a Las Vegas based operatic mezzo-soprano. Noted for her distinct voice and creativity, she has performed around the world and throughout the United States to great acclaim. She is a two-time Nevada District Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and won first place in the elite Meistersinger Competition in Graz, Austria while in attendance as a member of the Opera Studio at the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS).
She has performed with Opera Las Vegas, Pacific Symphony, Florentine Opera, and Martina Arroyo Foundation, among others. Role highlights include Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, Prince Orlofsky in J. Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus, Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, and Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte. Her unique ability to interpret new works has been seen most recently in the role of Angelica in the West Coast Premiere of Snyder’s A Capacity for Evil. Additionally, she has extensive experience in the leadership of liturgical music in the Roman Catholic Church.
Gonzalez holds a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a Master of Music from Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music from Chapman University.