Widely recognized for her exceptional stage presence and shimmering voice, Ms. Devin Dukes is an American artist who has performed leading roles throughout the United States.

Ms. Dukes attended the Eastman School of Music and received a Bachelor of Music Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Ms. Dukes participated in the Boston University Tanglewood Institute voice program and attended the Chautauqua Institution Voice Program where she studied with Marlena Malas.

While residing on the West Coast, Devin performed with Donald Pippin’s Pocket Opera and with West Bay Opera as Alice in Le Comte Ory under conductor David Sloss and director Willene Gunn and the role of Annina in La Traviata with conductor Ernest Fredric Knell and director Sandra Sachwitz Bernhard. Shortly after moving to New York City, Ms. Dukes became affiliated with the Amato Opera. An audience favorite, she performed many leading roles under the baton and stage direction of Tony Amato including Musetta in La Bohème and Despina in Così fan tutte. She also had the pleasure of branching out into the realm of Gilbert and Sullivan with Amato in the roles of Yum Yum in The Mikado and Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore. Other NYC performances include the title role in Massenet’s Cendrillon and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Opera Nova, Najade in Ariadne auf Naxos with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble and Lisa in Countess Maritza with Euro-Operetta.

New England performances include Adele in Die Fledermaus with Maine Grand Opera, directed by Beaumont Glass and conducted by Janna Hymes-Bianchi, as well as Musetta in La Bohème and Adele in Die Fledermaus with Longwood Opera. With Longwood Opera, Devin also had the pleasure of working with director J. Scott Brumit and conductor Jeffrey Brody in their Spring 2005 production, A Tribute to Kurt Weill.

Recently, audiences have enjoyed Devin’s portrayals of Margot Bonvalet in The Desert Song with Maine State Music Theater, Johanna in Sweeney Todd and Actor One in Das Barbecü with Heartwood Regional Theater Company and Elizabeth La Fontaine in The Pocket Opera Players’ adaptation of Pergolesi’s La serva padrona, titled Pride and Justice.

Specific performing repertoire and references are available upon request.