German American mezzo-soprano, Siena Licht Miller, is currently studying at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, as a student of Marlena Kleinman Malas and Mikael Eliason.
In the 2016-2017 season, Siena was part of an exciting new production of John Adams' Doctor Atomic under the direction of R.B. Schlather and with the Curtis Opera Theatre, earning praise for her role as Kitty Oppenheimer. Other Curtis productions this year include Lucretia (The Rape of Lucretia) and Squirrel (L'enfant et les sortilèges).
Siena looks forward to joining the Aspen Music Festival this July in a concert version of L'enfant et les sortilèges as the title role, under the baton of Maestro Robert Spano.
For the past two summers, Siena has been a member of the Opera Theater of Saint Louis' Young Artist Training Program and this September will be making her professional debut with the Philadelphia Opera singing Second Lady in the iconic Barrie Kosky 1927 production of The Magic Flute.
As an avid performer of Lieder and chamber music, Siena has collaborated with musicians around the world; highlights include singing Bach cantatas at the Ludwigskirche in Saarbrücken, and performing Puccini's La Rondine in the beautiful opera house of Cortona Italy.
In 2012, she was a finalist for the National Foundation of the Arts and most recently the 2016 Marilyn Horne Rubin Scholar. Siena has sung in master classes for renowned artists such as Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Marilyn Horne. Siena is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music,
She started her musical journey as a violinist and began taking vocal lessons as a teen in beautiful Portland, Oregon.