Hailed by the Chicago Sun-Times as …”gifted with a free-flowing, limpid voice that floats through the air with effortless beauty”, Soprano, Carla Jamie Perez, began gaining professional recognition as a singer after becoming a finalist and winner of several prestigious voice competitions including the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the Rosa Ponselle International Voice Competition. Following two years with the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Germany, she received her first U.S. opera contract offer with Santa Fe Opera. With a career spanning over twenty years, Ms. Perez remains a sought after soloist, singing with symphonies, opera companies, in festivals and in recital throughout the U.S., South America, Canada and Europe.
She especially delights in collaborating with composers and other artists and pursuing her varied artistic interests as a writer and producer of original material. She teaches voice privately through her studio (ImagineSinging.com) in Pasadena, CA
She continues to study, coach and perform, considering the mastery of the voice to be a lifelong pursuit.