Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives
Maris Bosworth is a pianist and vocal coach from Owensboro, Kentucky. She enjoys coaching and performing both opera and art song, and she recently performed in the Phoenix area as an Education Teaching Artist for Arizona Opera. Before moving to Arizona, Maris regularly worked with students at the University of Utah and was on staff at Utah Valley University as a pianist and coach for the voice and opera departments. She performed a variety of recital repertoire in the Salt Lake City area and also prepared productions of Roméo et Juliette, Die Fledermaus, and Die Zauberflöte. In 2018, she was a collaborative pianist intern at the Druid City Opera Workshop and a young artist at the Crested Butte Music Festival. Maris has a strong background in promoting arts education and working with young singers. She was a vocal coach for Westminster College’s SummerSong Music Festival for pre-college singers and also worked with high school students at the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. In addition to her outreach work at Arizona Opera, she also performed in Kentucky with the Schmidt Opera Outreach Program as accompanist and assistant musical director for The Adventures of Alice in Operaland. Maris is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received her master’s degree in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying under Dr. Julie Gunn. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Kentucky.