Rachel Mikol Biography

Hometown: Buffalo, NY


Indiana University – MM Voice Performance and Performer Diploma in Voice (2015-2017)

Ithaca College – BM in Voice Performance and Music Education (2009-2013)

Ash Lawn Opera (2016)


Winner, International Performing Arts Institute (IPAI) Aria Competition – Kiefersfelden, Germany (July 2014)

Second Place, Classical Singer Magazine Competition

Past Highlights: 

Mary Hatch Bailey, It’s a Wonderful Life, IU Opera Theater (November 2017)

Niece 2, Peter Grimes, IU Opera Theater (February/March 2017)

Dinah/Ensemble, South Pacific, Ash Lawn Opera (July 2016)

Dorabella, Cosí fan tutte, IU Opera Theater

First Lay Sister/Sister Genevieve (cover), Suor Angelica, Ithaca College

This Season at VO:    

Educational Outreach Tour, Spring 2018

Rachel Mikol…..} Mikol will debut with the Virginia Opera with the Educational Outreach Tour in the Spring of 2018. She is the winner of the International Performing Arts Institute Aria Competition in Kiefersfelden, Germany and recived second place in the Classical Singer Magazine Competition. Mikol holds a MM in voice performance and performer diploma in voice from Indiana University and a BM in voice performance and music education in Ithaca College.