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Camille Zamora is an American soprano recognized for her performance of opera, zarzuela, oratorio, art song and American songbook. She performs repertoire ranging from the early Baroque to 21st century premieres by composers including Grammy Award winners Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein as well as Prix de Rome winner Christopher Theofanidis.
Of Spanish ancestry on her father’s side, Zamora has performed works in Italian, German, French, Russian, Czech, and Chinese as well as her native English and Spanish. Reviewers from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Houston Chronicle have praised her "dramatic, nuanced readings," her "divine soprano," and "the richness of her fabulously colorful and unwaveringly powerful soprano instrument," respectively.
Camille Zamora and fellow Juilliard graduate, Monica Yunus, are co-founders of Sing For Hope.
Zamora grew up in Houston and Mexico City, where her parents, former Peace Corps volunteers, were teachers. Zamora studied voice and piano at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) in Houston, TX, which honored her with the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Zamora attended The Juilliard School, where she received her Master of Music in voice in 2002 and her Artist Diploma in opera studies in 2004. She was a member of the Juilliard Opera Center. At Juilliard, Zamora performed various principal roles, including the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro, the Governess in The Turn of the Screw, Diane in Orphée aux Enfers and Ermione in Oreste.