Imara Miles


Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Little Women - Mark Adamo
Vincenzo Bellini

Imara Miles

(She, her, hers) Known for her stunning vocal and stage presence, Imara Miles is a force to be reckoned with.

Pensacola Opera
Resident Artist, 2021-22
Finger Lakes Opera
Tomita Young Artist, 2021
Indiana University
Little Women, 2020
The Glimmerglass Festival
Young Artist , 2019
Indiana University
M.M., 2017-2020
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Il barbiere di Siv...
Rosina (cover)

Finger Lakes Opera, 2021

Three Little Pigs
Ms. Bacon

Finger Lakes Opera, 2021

Il barbiere di Siv...

Pensacola Opera, 2022

Il barbiere di Siv...
Rosina (Cover)

Pensacola Opera, 2022

Die Zauberflöte
Third Lady

Pensacola Opera, 2022

Girlfriend #3 (cover)

The Glimmerglass Festival, 2019

Little Women
Mark Adamo

Indiana University, 2020


Mezzo-soprano Imara Miles, a native of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is in her final year of the master’s program at the IU Jacobs School of Music, where she studies with Patricia Stiles. With numerous years of experience in various musical theater, opera, and sacred performances, Miles made her operatic debut in fall 2017 in Carol Vaness’s Opera Workshop production of Gianni Schicchi, as Zita.

Previous Opera Theater performances include the chorus of the collegiate premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs and Mère Jeanne in Francesca Zambello’s production of Dialogues of the Carmelites. Miles also performed the role of Augusta Tabor in Carol Vaness’s Opera Workshop production of Te Ballad of Baby Doe. A graduate of York College of Pennsylvania, Miles studied with Erin Lippard and performed in productions of Te Drowsy Chaperone (title role), Te Pirates of Penzance (Ruth), Guys and Dolls (Gen. Matilda Cartwright), and Te Boyfriend (Lady Brockhurst). Previous summer engagements include Grant Park’s Project Inclusion Vocal Ensemble fellowship, where she performed with the Grant Park Choir for the premiere of Ērik Ešenvalds’ Te Pleiades, and a cover in the world premiere of Jeanine Tesori’s opera Blue at the Glimmerglass Festival, where she was also in the chorus of La Traviata and a featured ensemble member in its production of Showboat. While at IU, Miles has been a member of NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble and performed in master classes with Jamie Barton and George Shirley.