With a voice of "bell-like purity, with power and edge at her command" (LA OPUS) Roksana Zeinapur is a Russian-Persian mezzo soprano, actress, pianist and composer who has forged a unique and multi-faceted path as a performer in the worlds of classical music and theater.
Recent performance engagements include Barnett Cohen's Approach Gesture Response at REDCAT Studio, Persephone in Dionysus in Hell with Open Gate Theater and Vocal and Glass with Sonic Open Orchestra. Other credits include a studio artist residency with Teatro Nuovo in New York, an emerging artist residency with Bel Canto in Tuscany in Italy, concerts as a winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, premieres of Vena Cava with Sonic Open Orchestra, the title role of Rizpah with Open Gate Theater and a collaboration with Barnett Cohen in the premiere of SOMETHINNNGISALWAYSSSWRONGGG at Joan in Los Angeles.
Her original performance work has been performed at The Blue Whale, La Bibliotheque Fantastique, Highways Performance Space, The Electric Lodge, Mimoda Studio and Unwrinkled Ear Concert Series in Los Angeles.
Roksana holds an MFA in Collaborative Piano from California Institute of the Arts and a BA in Piano Performance from Pepperdine University. Born and raised on the Baltic Coast in Riga, Latvia, she now makes her home in Los Angeles. When not performing, Roksana shares her commitment to the performing arts teaching voice at Z Vocal Studio and piano at Dickens Music.