Ms. Sheffer, originally from Delray Beach, Florida holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and a Master of Music Degree from the University of Houston. Ms. Sheffer made her professional debut as Primancianita in the the U.S. Premiere of Juan Trigos’ opera DeCachetitoRaspado at the end of October, 2015. Amy was a district winner in the Houston Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2015, and received an encouragement award at the regional level. Ms. Sheffer sang in the Houston Grand Opera Chorus during the 2016-2017 season as well as working with HGO as a Spanish interpreter for their bilingual outreach program. Amy sang the role of Alma March in Opera in the Heights’ production of Adamo’s Little Women in 2017 before making the move to Minnesota to begin taking prerequisites for medical school.