With over a decade of professional activity, Courtney Ross, has worked extensively in both Europe and North America as a soloist, ensemble singer and voice teacher/mentor.
Courtney received her Masters in Vocal Performance from Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and her Bachelor’s from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Virginia. Upon graduation from Shenandoah, she had the honor of receiving the Cecilia Award for Vocal Excellence.
In 2008, she was asked to join the Young Artist Program at Fort Worth Opera in Texas. During her time as a young artist she performed main stage roles including the role of the Moon in the world premiere of Before Night Falls by Jorge Martin.
Since her time at as a young artist, she has worked with Opera Companies and Symphony Orchestras such as the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin (2017-current), The Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Bremen Philharmonic, Fort Worth Opera, Teatro la Vittoria, L’orchestra Cameristi del Montefeltro, the New York Opera Exchange, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Bel Cantanti Opera, West Bay Opera, the National Philharmonic in DC, Opera Moderne, Opera San Jose, The Stockton Opera & Symphony, and the Waterford Concert Series.
Roles of note include; Fiordiligi in Cosi Fan Tutte, Violetta in La Traviata, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, Antonia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Adina in L'Elisir d'amore and Hannah in Die Lustige Witwe. Other honors include: a Concert Artist Award from the Metropolitan International Music Festival Vocal Competition, a Fielder Grant scholarship, as well as a grant from the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust.
Upcoming, in 2023, Courtney will perform in concert with orchestra in her hometown of Hanover, Pennsylvania; Vocal Ensemble in the new opera, Sleepless by at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in June and in the summer she has been invited to revisit the role of Violetta in La Traviata with a summer opera festival in Ostra, Italy.