Winner of the 2012 and 2014 Georgia District Metropolitan Council Auditions, soprano, Megan Mashburn, sang with “simplicity and charm” said The Boston Globe in her Boston Symphony Hall debut of Haydn’s Creation in November 2007. Ms. Mashburn makes her company debut as Barbarina at the Atlanta Opera this season. Previous credits include: Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore with New Rochelle Opera, Valencienne in The Merry Widow with Capitol City Opera, Cunegonde in Candide with Georgia Perimeter TAG, Vera in Hoiby’s A Month in the Country, Lady with a Handmirror in Argento’s Postcard from Morocco with Boston University’s Opera Institute, and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with L’Orchestra da Camera Boston. Ms. Mashburn gave her international debut in 2007 as Die Königin der Nacht at the Amalfi Music Festival in Italy. Ms. Mashburn was the soprano soloist in Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem at Emory University’s Schwartz Center and in Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with Clemson University. Megan returned to Clemson University in 2014 for Mozart’s Mozart’s Mass in C Minor. Ms. Mashburn sang as the guest soloist with the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus and for the Atlanta Opera Christmas Concert, the Ludwig Symphony, and the Albany Symphony. Megan sang as the principle soprano in a joint-venture with gloATL, an interpretive, contemporary dance troupe, in Hippodrome, a production of various works by Arvo Pärt. Summer 2013, Ms. Mashburn was a Young Artist with the Texas Music Festival’s Le Chiavi di Bel Canto and a full scholarship Young Artist with the Opera Studio for American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria. So far this season, Megan appeared as the soprano soloist for the Michael O’Neal Singers’ “Fantasy of the Opera” Concert; with Asheville Symphony Chorus and Orchestra in Schubert’s Mass in G; Haydn’s Mass of Saint Nicholas; scenes from Rigoletto, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Three Decembers in Atlanta Opera’s Season Preview Concert. She enjoys an active life as a new mother, voice teacher, and performer.