KRESLEY FIGUEROA 21, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico is earning her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at The Juilliard School. Ms. Figueroa is the 2014 winner of the American Prize, the Winston Rabb Vocal Scholarship, and the NSAL competition. Ms. Figueroa has also been featured on NPR’s From The Top and co-hosted their annual gala in 2015. Most recently she appeared as Diana in Haydn’s La Fedeltá Premiata at The Juilliard School. This past summer Ms. Figueroa performed the roles of Papagena in Die Zauberflöte as well as Fiona in Brigadoon at the Chautauqua Institution. This is her first summer at the Music Academy of the West.