Makeda Hampton has captivated audiences with her warm, shimmering soprano voice, gracing stages across the U.S. and Europe for the last 15 years. Recognized for her exceptional talent, Makeda's career highlights include performances with esteemed institutions, a Grammy Award, and an appearance on NBC's Saturday Night Live. She embraces all opportunities that allow her talents to shine in both classical and non-classical performance spaces. 


  • Metropolitan Opera
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • Des Moines Metro Opera
  • OperaDelaware
  • Opera Baltimore
  • Feinstein's/54 Below (+producer)
  • ESPN
  • SNL on NBC
  • Long Island Concert Orchestra
  • Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey
  • University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra
  • Mushadirapamwe Singers
  • Jason Max Ferdinand Singers


  • Voting Member – The Recording Academy
  • Member - American Guild of Musical Artists
  • Doctor of Music – Voice Performance, University of Kentucky
  • Master of Music – Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, Westminster Choir College
  • Bachelor of Music - Oakwood University