Soprano Opera Singer in Miami
Laura Leon is a soprano, born and raised in Havana, Cuba. She started singing at the age of nine with the children’s opera choir at Grand Teatro de la Habana Garcia Lorca. At the age of fifteen she became a member of the Cantoría Nacional Juvenil de Cuba (Teenage National Chorus of Cuba) under the direction of Digna Guerra while continuing in the opera choir at Gran Teatro Garcia Lorca. She emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen. Since then, she obtained an Associate’s Degree in Music Education at Miami Dade College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Voice Performance at Nyack College and a Master of Music in Voice Performance at Florida International University. Right after her Master’s completion, Laura was hired by Florida Grand Opera as a Young Artist for two consecutive seasons – 2015/2016 and 2016/2017.