Grace Melody Juell

2nd Place, Classical - Grace Melody Juell

Junior, Orange County School of the Arts

Grace Melody Juell attends Orange County School of the Arts and is a member of the Classical Voice Conservatory. She performs in their elite professional group, Bel Canto Singers. Grace performed the role of Nancy in “Oliver” in 2019. She was a featured soloist in Carmina Burana directed by Maestro Grant Gershon. In April she performed the role of La Princesse, in” L’enfant et les Sortileges” at OCSA and was invited to perform in the Season Finale at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Operas in which she has performed include “Candide” with director Kristof Van Grysperre, and “Die Fledermaus” with director Mark LaManna. Grace was chosen as a masterclass participant for Frederica von Stade, Jake Heggie, Susan Egan, Ann Baltz, Angela Blasi, and Mark LaManna. Grace has trained with vocal coach Kimberlie Hess for over 10 years. This past summer Grace was honored to be accepted to two summer intensives: Angel's Vocal Art, and also ArtsBridge.