Soprano Vanessa Becerra, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, recently earned her master’s degree at The Boston Conservatory where she has performed Musetta in La Bohème, Pamina in The Magic Flute and the title character in The Cunning Little Vixen. In the spring of 2014, she makes her professional debut with the Fort Worth Opera in With Blood, With Ink portraying the life of Mexican nun and intellect, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. She will join the Apprentice Artist roster at Des Moines Metro Opera for the summer of 2014. In 2013, she was a Studio Artist with the Wolf Trap Opera Company where she covered the role of Nannetta in Falstaff. Immediately thereafter, she was featured as Meg in the workshop of Libby Larsen’s forthcoming A Wrinkle in Time. In 2012 she portrayed Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Johanna in Sweeney Todd at the Seagle Music Colony, followed by her debut with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. She received her bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance at Texas Christian University where she was the recipient of the distinguished Nordan Fine Arts Award and performed Adele in Die Fledermaus and Papagena in The Magic Flute.