BIOGRAPHY

Using the power of her unique, rich voice, soprano Maria Aimoniotis creates the most exciting and captivating stories that are believable and organic.



Ms. Aimoniotis, a Greek-Canadian, started studying voice and piano at a young age.  She attended the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and then completed her honors bachelors degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Toronto, Canada.  After the completion of her degree she went on to teach and perform locally in the Toronto area. In the fall of 2005 she was granted a full tuition scholarship with stipend from the State University of New York at Binghamton.  There, she taught undergraduate voice lessons and an Introduction to Piano undergraduate course.  Upon completion of her Master’s degree, Ms. Aimoniotis was awarded the Stevenson Barrett Memorial Foundation Scholarship and a Student Recognition Award.



Upon graduating from Binghamton University, Ms. Aimoniotis became a Resident Artist with the Tri- Cities Opera Company.  She appeared with as Kate Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, the second spirit in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and as the Mother in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors.  She joined the Tri-Cities Opera touring group and performed in various outreach programs which brought opera to children all around the New York area.



Currently Ms. Aimoniotis enjoys performing locally.  She has performed with many of the local theatre companies including: The Anderson Center for the Performing Art at Binghamton Univerisity, the Endicott Performing Arts Center, the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players, the Summer Savoyards, the Know Theatre and the Schorr Family Firehouse stage/Goodwill Theatre.

In the Spring of 2015 she performed the role of Second Soprano in Terrence McNally's Master Class with Theatre Street Production, at the Endicott Performing Arts Center, New York.

In October 2016 Ms. Aimoniotis presented MYTHOS at the Phelps Mansion, Binghamon NY.  It was a wonderfully received recital of Greek music.

In February 2017 Ms. Aimoniotis performed as Kadisha in a joint collaboration between the Summe Savoyards and Binghamton University's production of the MIKADO, by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Ms. Aimoniotis will be re-joining the Tri-Cities Opera Company as the Children's Choir Master for the 2017-2018 season.