Manitoba Opera Digital Emerging Artist Program
August 10, 2020
Sydney will be joining Manitoba Opera's inaugural Digital Emerging Artist Program, one of the first of its kind in Canada, as one of four emerging artists. With a 100% all-digital curriculum, the program aims to equip young artists with tools for the future of opera in an increasingly digital world in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the month of August, Sydney will be engaged in Young artist training, industry seminars, and content creation initiatives.
October 29, 2019
Sydney will return to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as a 2020 Gerdine Young Artist, singing the role of Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen. She will also cover the roles of Adele in Die Fledermaus and Ruth in the premiere of Tobias Picker's Awakenings, and perform several concerts throughout the 2020 season.
The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program
July 17, 2019
Sydney will join the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto as one of five internationally selected Professional fellows for the 2019/2020 season.
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
January 26, 2019
Sydney was named the winner of the Arkansas MONC District Auditions and advances to the Midwest Regional Competition in February 2019.
January 11, 2019
Sydney will join Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as a 2019 Gerdine Young Artist, making her mainstage debut as Fortuna/Valletto in the Coronation of Poppea in addition to covering the roles of Gilda (Rigoletto) and Barbarina (The Marriage of Figaro).