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No stranger to the stage, I'm a professional violinist whose heart belongs to Broadway. Wherever I am, I'm always making music. 

Height: 5'7"

Hair Color: Brown

Eyes Color: Brown

 

Location: Connecticut

Affiliations

Actor: Non-Equity

Musician: Member and President of American Federation of Musicians, Local 285-403

About Ariana

Theatre Experience

Pam | The Full Monty | August 2022

Supporting Actress, Little Theater of Manchester

Fastrada | Pippin | July 2022

Lead Actress, Madison Lyric Stage

Linda Mason | Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn | 2021​

Lead Actress, Connecticut Theatre Company

Sister Robert Anne | Nunsense | 2011

Lead Actress, Connecticut College

Evillene | The Wiz | 2004

Lead Actress, Southington High School 

Cinderella's Mother, Granny, The Giant | Into the Woods | 2006

Ensemble/Featured, Southington Community Theatre

Penelope Sue | Bye Bye Birdie | 2003

Ensemble/Featured role, Southington Community Theatre

Range & Training

Range: D3 - D6, Legit & Belt. Excellent Parts Singer. 

Acting | Scott Bryce | 2022

Acting | Richard Sabellico | 2022

Voice & Acting | Kristin Huffman | 2020 - present 

Opera | Jurate Svedeite | 2006 - 2009

Skills
Education

University of Hartford - The Hartt School | Master of Music

Violin Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy Emphasis | 2015

Awarded Talent Scholarship 

University of Hartford - The Hartt School | Bachelor of Music

Violin Performance, cum laude | 2010

Awarded talent scholarship

Professional Music Experience

The Phantom of the Opera North American Tour, 2018

 

Concert Violinist, 2010 - Present

Performed in a variety of leadership and section roles including: Concertmaster, Principal Second, Assistant Concertmaster, Assistant Principal Second 

Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra

Greater Bridgeport Symphony

Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

CT Philharmonic

CT Lyric Opera

Wallingford Symphony Orchestra

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra

New Britain Symphony Orchestra

Hartford Opera Theatre

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra 

Featured Soloist Performances 

Musical Instruments & Skill Level

  • Violin (Professional)

  • Viola (Professional)

  • Piano (Intermediate)

  • Ukulele (Amateur)

  • Cello (Amateur)

  • Whistling (Epic) 

Wallingford Symphony Orchestra | Vocal Soloist | 2022

Performed selections from Carousel and more, accompanied by professional symphony orchestra

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra | Vocal Soloist | 2022

Performed Broadway musical favorites accompanied by professional symphony orchestra 

Languages & Fluency: French (B2), Spanish (A1), Czech (A2)

Accents: English (RP, Posh), French, Russian

Physical Skills / Dance Training 

  • Figure Skating

  • Roller Skating

  • Tap Dancing

  • Ballroom Dancing

  • Yoga

Wallingford Symphony Orchestra | Vocal Soloist | 2021

Performed selections from Les Miserables & Frozen accompanied by professional symphony orchestra

Connecticut College Big Band | Jazz Soloist | 2006-07​

Featured soloist (voice and violin), arranged selections for big band

Connecticut College Chamber Orchestra | Opera Soloist | 2006-08

Featured operatic soloist