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Ina Woods

Ina Woods
as Laurie

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Ina Woods, soprano

Ina Woods recently received her BM from the Eastman School of Music where she studied privately with Professor Carol Webber.

Eastman related performances include L'enfant et les Sortileges (Princess), Cendrillon (cover/ensemble), scenes from both Candide (Cunegonde) and Into the Woods (Little Red Riding Hood).

In 2006 she joined the Los Angeles Operetta Foundation as Tilly in the their west coast premier of Kalman’s Marinka. With the Full Circle Opera Project, under the direction of Stephanie Vlahos, Ina has played the role of Polly Peachum in Britten's arrangement of A Beggar's Opera, John Styx in Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, and the title role in Amahl and the Night Visitors and Cendrillon.

Last year, Ina was named the first recipient of the Renee Fleming Scholarship. She now lives in New York City and will return upstate in October to play Julie Jordan in Oswego Opera’s production of Carousel.

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