Mezzo-soprano and communication scholar, Isabela Pazdzierski serves as an apprentice for the Denyce Graves Foundation. “Izzy” is currently a graduate student at The Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and holds degrees in Vocal Performance and Communication Studies from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Her most recent communication engagement was an internship with Opera Philadelphia, where she served as the Marketing and Communication intern for Festival O19. At present, she serves as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator at The Circle, a gourmet restaurant in Newton, NJ. When not performing or working, Izzy enjoys wildlife photography. Her work can be seen on Instagram (@imagesbyiza).