Mariam Huizar, soprano, graduated cum laude with her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Texas San Antonio in May 2004. Ms. Huizar is a two-time finalist in the TEXOMA regional NATS competition, and a two-time finalist in the South Texas Chapter NATS competition. Her honors include the Walker Opera Award, Lucila Montoya Waldman Award for Spanish song, the Herald Stark Encouragement Award and the Oscar J. Fox Award for Outstanding Freshman.
Mariam has previously appeared as the First Spirit in Mozart’s Die Zauberflote, and Foreign Woman in Menotti’s The Consul. Ms. Huizar has also appeared as Sandman and Mother in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Countess Almaviva in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.
Mariam has been featured as the soprano soloist in Bach’s Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and various other major works.
Currently, Ms. Huizar is the soprano soloist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.