Claire Dillahunty, soprano, is a native of Dallas, TX. She received her undergraduate degree in music education from Dallas Baptist University and is currently working on her masters in vocal performance at SMU. Claire has sung in the Greater Dallas Youth Chorus and the DBU chorale which performed at TMEA and toured in Europe. She also served as student conductor under Dr. Holcomb for the 2016-2017 school-year. Roles include Guinevere in Camelot, Angelica in Suor Angelica, Eliza in My Fair Lady (all at DBU), Despina in Così fan tutte (NYC Lyric Opera Summer Program), and Eva in An Embarrassing Position (Miami Music Festival). Claire is thrilled to perform Manuelita in Pépito with the Dallas Opera Education Outreach program.