I picked selections that I think embody empowerment . As we head into the remainder of 2021, I hope this helps serve as a little pick me up, and a reminder that you are deserving of feeling good.
INDIA ARIE: VIDEO
Colbie Caillat: Try
Christina Aguilera: Beautiful
Nina Simone: Feelin good
Aretha Franklin: Respect
Big Freedie: Platinum
Ediath Piaf: No, Je ne regrette rien
You can find Victoria's playlist on YouTube.
Mezzo-soprano Victoria Vargas' opera credits include singing over twenty five roles for the Minnesota Opera and performances with Opera Theater of Saint Louis, Chautauqua Opera, Sarasota Opera, Ash Lawn Highland Festival and others. Her concert credits include performing with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (NY), Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN), Chautauqua Symphony, the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, South Dakota Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, La Jolla Symphony and Minnesota Orchestra. She has placed seven times at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at both the district and regional levels. Her teaching credentials include being chosen as a 2018 NATS teaching intern and her students have been young artists at programs from Sarasota Opera, Santa Fe Opera, to the Adler Program at San Francisco Opera. Mrs. Vargas has served on faculty at the MacPhail Center for Music and Carleton College. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Minnesota.