Samantha Dubois, MM, began her musical journey at 12 years old and has been performing ever since. Ms. Dubois is recently known for her collaboration with director Dr. JJ Hudson, performing in the operas, L'elisir d'amore, the title role in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, however she has also been in over 20 musical theater productions. Including leading roles such as, Maria in The Sound of Music, Sandy in Grease, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Ariel in The Little Mermaid, and more. Ms. Dubois has been featured as a soloist in a variety of concerts and recitals from large cantatas performances to solo art song performances. She has also competed and won several awards from voice competitions, including 2nd place in the Regional NATS voice competition, and first runner-up in the MTNA music competition. Ms. Dubois has received her Master of Music Degree from the University of South Carolina and her Bachelor's Degree in Voice Performance from Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music. She has been honored to participate in several master classes with world-renowned artists, and opera and vocal study at Si parla, si canta, under the direction of Benton Hess, in Urbania, Italy. It has been a privilege for Ms. Dubois to have taught a number of students with a variety of musical background, age, gender, and diversity. She has had students who have gone on to compete in Miss SC, get accepted into college for music, receive music scholarships, and receive leading roles in community productions.
She also has experience teaching as a music director for Stagecraft's productions of Elf! Jr., Madagascar Jr., Singing in the Rain Jr., Mary Poppins Jr. and more. Also through Stagecraft, she teaches weekly singing and acting classes. Passionate about both music and teaching, she absolutely LOVES her job and looks forward to having new students to begin a musical journey with!