Monica is a Boston-based collaborative pianist, teacher, and vocal coach. She is a recent graduate of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University where she earned a Graduate Performance Diploma in Vocal Accompanying. At Peabody, she was a rehearsal pianist for the world premiere of Kirke Mechem’s Pride and Prejudice, Puccini’s La Rondine and Il Trittico, and Bernstein’s MASS conducted by Marin Alsop. In the summer of 2019, Monica was granted the young artist vocal coach position at Opera Steamboat where she performed Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. She was a finalist with mezzo-soprano Cierra Byrd in the 2019 London Song Festival’s British Art Song Master Class and Competition led by Roderick Williams. Monica holds a Bachelors in Piano Performance from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Collaborative Piano from the Longy School of Music of Bard College.