Faculty Bio
Aneta Augustyn Davis

Extensively educated in Classical Vocal Training, Opera/Art Songs, Acting and the International Phonetic Alphabet, Ms. Aneta Augustyn Davis earned a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University (BU) and a Bachelor’s degree in Opera Performance from California State University Long Beach (CSULB).

This Polish born American Soprano specializes in Baroque/Classical/ Bel Canto styles of vocal technique and acting. She has trained with renowned Vocal coaches and directors, including Joan Dornemann of the Metropolitan Opera, Valery Ryvkin of Opera Santa Barbara and Henri Venanzi of Opera Pacific as well as Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke of the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Augustyn Davis also took part in Masterclasses featuring: Simon Estes, Phyllis Curtin, Ken Cazan, Elizabeth Futral, Suzann Guzman, Larissa Gergieva, Claude Corbais and Julius Rudel.

Ms. Augustyn Davis is an active performer throughout Southern California and the east coast. Her professional credits include working with Opera Pasadena, Repertory Opera Company, Opera Providence of Rhode Island, Opera Nova, Opera Pacific, Tusia Operafestival, Opera in the Ozarks and Long Beach Symphony Orchestra.

As an active recitalist, Ms. Augustyn Davis has performed in New York City, Boston, Rhode Island, Seattle, as well as parts of Southern California and Internationally in Poland and Italy.

In addition to becoming of voice instructor for Claremont Community Music School, she maintains a private vocal and piano studio working with beginning and intermediate level students and is on the voice faculty at IvyCrest Montessori Private School providing fundamental music knowledge and vocal training to K-6th grade students.

Ms. Augustyn Davis received prestigious awards from: the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition, Léni Fé Bland Music Scholarship Competition, Bel Canto Vocal Scholarship Foundation Competition, Sigma Alpha Iota Vocal Competition, the Young Musician Foundation and was named The Best Female Young Artist at the Opera in the Ozarks.

Her recent portrayal of Lucia from Lucia di Lammermoor proved to be an artistic triumph. Other operatic credits include: Mimì from La Bohème, Pamina from The Magic Flute; Violetta from La Traviata; Ms. Blemley from Tobermory, The First Lady in The Magic Flute, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Marie in La fille du regiment, and Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus. While attending the Tusia Operafestival, Ms. Augustyn covered Countess Almaviva from Le nozze di Figaro, and performed Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at Opera in the Ozarks. Her solo concert appearances include: Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra as well as Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate K. 165 with a Boston University string sextet.