Sarah Coit is a native of Spring Hill, FL. Her repertoire includes such roles as Nancy in Albert Herring, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking, the title role in Giulio Cesare, and the Waitress in the World Premiere of Michael Ching’s Speed Dating Tonight.
In the summer of 2015, Sarah was a Gerdine Young Artist with Opera Theatre of St. Louis where she covered Richard in the American Premiere of Handel’s Richard the Lionheart. She recently finished a two year term as a Resident Artist at Utah Opera where she sang the Shepherd, White Cat, and Squirrel in L’Enfant et les sortilèges with the Utah Symphony and performed the roles of Mercédès in Carmen and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. As a member of the 2016 Apprentice Singer Program at the Santa Fe Opera, she covered the role of Erika in Barber’s Vanessa.
She was a 2017 National Semi-Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and got a chance to compete on the Metropolitan Opera stage. For the summer of 2017, she will return to the Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Singer, singing the role of Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor and covering the role of Laurene Powell Jobs in the World Premiere of Mason Bates’ The ®evolution of Steve Jobs. Sarah holds degrees in Music Studies and Theatre Performance from the University of South Florida and a Masters degree from the University of Michigan.