Alicia Reid is a senior at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, studying voice with Dr. Marilyn Taylor. Originally from Canada, Alicia has studied music for most of her life; she is also a classically trained harpist. She has been a national finalist for the Classical Singer Vocal Competition in High School and College divisions and has received superior ratings in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions, most recently placing 1st in her category at the state level. In high school she performed principal roles in drama productions, including Kate from Kiss me Kate. She has most recently performed the role of Lauretta in Bizet’s Doctor Miracle, Phyllis in Iolanthe with Greensboro Light Opera and Song, First Spirit in Die Zauberflöte with Piedmont Opera, Papagena in Die Zauberflöte with the American Singers Opera Project, and in Dr. Siggy’s Fantastic Plan, a children’s outreach opera with the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute. She has also participated in the ensembles of La Rondine, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, and Die Fledermaus at UNCSA, and South Pacific with Piedmont Opera. After completing her degree, Alicia plans to go on to a Graduate degree in opera performance, and begin a solo vocal career.