ABOUT

A senior music performance major at the University of Dayton, Alaina studies voice with Dr. Andrea Chenoweth Wells.

Alaina Saliba is a senior music performance major at the University of Dayton. Her recent roles include Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, Meg in Little Women, Jane in Babes in Toyland, and Sandy in Grease. She will play Velma in Chicago and Rosina in The Barber of Seville next Spring. She is a regular performer for the Opera Guild of Dayton's Children's Traveling Opera, bringing opera to elementary schools in the Dayton area. Alaina has performed in the chorus of Dayton Opera's Turandot as part of Dayton Opera Apprentice Program. She has been a featured soloist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band. Most recently, Alaina sang with the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra as the Soprano Soloist for John Rutter's Mass of the Children. Alaina has earned honors at Ohio NATS, receiving first place in her category in 2019 and second place in 2017. She was selected as a winner of the University of Dayton Honors Recital in 2018 and 2019. She has performed with multiple ensembles while at the University of Dayton, including the University Chorale, where she serves as President, as well as Early Music Ensemble and Opera Workshop. This past Summer, Alaina studied as part of the Opera Studio of the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.  

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Ms. Saliba's full resume can be found below.