BIO

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 includes numerous awards, appearances, and performances at prestigious companies like the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Des Moines Metro Opera.  As a highly skilled voice teacher dedicated to mentoring and consulting, Makeda founded CodaSwitch Vocal Arts, a service designed to support singers and provide essential resources for voice performance and education. 

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NEWS

Feb. 15 - Kenworthy PAC, Idaho

Feb. 18 - Newark, DE

Feb. 22 @ 12:00p EST

NYT Photo Feature: The Met Puts on a Malcolm X Marathon Reading

Feb 2023: Jason Max Ferdinand Singers with Coldplay and Jacob Collier on Saturday Night Live.

OperaDelaware

Al Fresco Arias Outdoors

August 27 & 28, 2020

Details Coming Soon

June - July 2022

University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra

World Premiere: United Sounds of America

May 5, 2022

Austin Peay State University

Guest Studio Class Teacher

April 14, 2021
Studio of Dr. Jeffery Williams

Black Women In Opera Fest

Panelist

The inaugural Black Women in Opera Virtual Conference