Soprano Nicole Woodward has been hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle for her “rich” and “coruscating” voice. She has apprenticed with several prestigious young artist programs including the Merola Opera Program, Central City Opera, and Sarasota Opera. Recent roles of note include Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Mercedes (Carmen), Clotilde (Norma), and Giulietta (Les contes d’Hoffmann). She most recently appeared as Wellgunde in Das Rheingold with the American Wagner Project.
In addition to her work on the opera stage, Nicole has appeared in concert with San Antonio Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, and the North State Symphony.
She has received awards and commendations from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Florida Federation of Music Clubs, National Federation of Music Clubs, Classical Singer Competition, NATS, Sarasota Opera, and the Wagner Society of Washington DC. Most recently, Nicole was awarded first place in the 2021 AIMS Vocal Competition.