Photo Credit: Peggy McIntaggart Seagren
“Michele Patzakis’ Susanna is dark sounding and well supported. Her voice resonates with an energy that she channels not into vocal show but into the person of Susanna herself. Created is something tough knowing and resilient”.
THE NEW-YORK TIMES
“Professor Patzakis is incredibly enthusiastic and heart-warming. She made each student feel good about their performances and improved each one of her students” – USC Voice Class anonymous student evaluation
"Working with Michele is a dream, she is dedicated to getting the most out of the pieces she is working on and brings so much energy and focus to the rehearsal room when she directs." – Geovanna Flores, USC Chamber Opera 2019
Los Angeles native, Lyric Soprano Michele Patzakis is celebrated and in demand as a performer, director, producer and educator. Her voice has been described as a “luscious lyric soprano” in the Boston Herald, “a powerful, vibrant soprano” in the Washington Post, and she is acclaimed as a consummate singing-actress whose “voice resonates with an energy that she channels into the (character).. herself” in the New York Times.