Emily Lopez

International Soprano Emily Lopez

Has a Masters in Music Performance and a Post-Graduate Certification in Music Medicine with an emphasis on vocal health and pedagogy from the University of South Florida. Her opera debut in 2012 as Pamina in The Magic Flute led to a series of successful musicals and operas throughout the greater Florida area. Immediately following this role Emily starred in several major musical roles including Amneris from the musical Aida, Johanna from Sweeney Todd, Marianne from The New Moon, Marietta from The Naughty Marietta, Pippi from The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Celie from Signor Deluso, and premiered the opera original Under the Rainbow written by local playwright– Alan Gerber. Emily has performed with numerous major companies including the Assisi Performing Arts Company in Assisi, Italy, Opera Tampa, The St. Petersburg Opera Guild, The Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Opera, and the Tampa Bay Master Chorale with shows like, South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Charles Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette. Emily continues to work closely with the Gainesville performance community and local charitable organizations in addition to teaching voice at the Academy of Music and Art in Gainesville. Emily is the founder and director of the Compassionate Music Singers—a singing troupe that unites her studio at the Academy of Music and Art and the non-profit organization Community Hospice and Palliative Care as they visit hospice centers and “bring the Joy of Music to those in need.”

Upcoming Engagements

Academy of Music and Art and Gainesville Guitar Academy Faculty Honors Recital
February 9th, 2020 at 3:00 PM
The Historic Thomas Center

He is Risen: An Easter Service
April 11th, 2020 at 3:30 PM
The UF Baughman Center
*In partnership with Gainesville Bible Church and Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Sing into Spring: Studio Spring Recital
Date: TBD
Bo Diddley Plaza | Suggested donation $10
*In partnership with Community Hospice and Palliate Care. All proceeds will go toward the Community Hospice Music Therapy Program.

Compassionate Music Singers Summer Series 2020
Dates: TBD we anticipate 4 hospice center visits between June and July
Location: TBD
*In partnership with Community Hospice and Palliate Care. All proceeds will go toward the Community Hospice Music Therapy Program.

Compassionate Music Singers Summer Finale 2020
Date: August
Location: The Historic Thomas Center
Tickets: $10.00
*In partnership with Community Hospice and Palliate Care. All proceeds will go toward the Community Hospice Music Therapy Program.