Sophia Hunt, from Brooklyn, N.Y., entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2015 and studies voice with Sherry Overholt, adjunct faculty. Like all students at Curtis, Ms. Hunt attends on a merit-based, full-tuition scholarship.
A mezzo-soprano, Ms. Hunt has appeared with Curtis Opera Theatre as Susie (A Quiet Place), Larina (Eugene Onegin), Geneviève (Impressions of Pelléas), Pasqualita (Doctor Atomic), Bianca (The Rape of Lucretia), Maman (L'enfant et les sortilèges), and Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro); with the Aspen Music Festival and School as First Trio Member (Trouble in Tahiti); and as a soloist in the Highlands Chapel Concert Series. Ms. Hunt was selected as one of the participants in the October 2016 Joyce DiDonato master classes at Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Hunt has attended Houston Grand Opera's Young Artists Vocal Academy, the Westchester Summer Vocal Institute, and SongFest in Los Angeles. In 2018 she was a finalist in the New York International Vocal Competition, and was a recipient of a Shirley Rabb Winston Scholarship in Classical Voice.