Mary Hoskins

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Mary Hoskins is a classically trained soprano. She teaches classical and opera at Utah Vocal Arts Academy where she was a former student. She was a student of Isaac Hurtado. She performed the role of Countess Almaviva in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro for UVAA's Principal Artist Program. She was selected by international soprano Deborah Voigt, for the Deborah Voigt award at the 2016 Death By Aria Competition. She also won a $5,000 prize in the Macaroni Grill Opera Competition. 

She has a master’s of music and a bachelor’s of music in vocal performance from Brigham Young University. She studied under Darrell Babidge and Mindy Ammons. Mary is BYU's 2016 Concerto Competition winner (a rare honor for singers), and she performed the title roles in Theodora and Suor Angelica at BYU.

She was accepted into the prestigious Wolf Trap young artist program in 2020. She was the first place winner of both Utah and Rocky Mountain regions of the Metropolitan Opera competition in 2019, and she performed in the national semi-finals on stage at the MET. She also won the Metropolitan Opera District competition in Utah and received the encouragement award for the Rocky Mountain Region in Denver, Colorado. in 2017.

Mary is from Saratoga Springs, Utah, and grew up performing in the Salt Lake Children’s Choir. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a full-time missionary in Louisiana. Her younger brother, Jonah is also an opera singer.