Born and raised in Southern California, April Amante is a versatile soprano in repertoire spanning from early music to contemporary musical theater. April made her Los Angeles Opera debut as the Solo Soprano Voice and Chorus Soloist in the world premiere of Matthew Aucoin's "Eurydice". She was the Soprano Soloist for Handel's "Messiah" with the Los Angeles Master Chorale in 2019, and for the Los Angeles Master Chorale Messiah Sing Along the previous year. April played the role of Mrs. Sinclair in the world premiere of Eric Whitacre's mini opera "The Gift of the Magi" at Walt Disney Concert Hall at the 2019 Los Angeles Master Chorale's Festival of Carols concert. She has performed and covered mainstage roles with Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Opera San Luis Obispo, Pacific Opera Project, and the Los Angeles Opera Outreach Program. Favorite roles performed include Laurey (Oklahoma), Johanna (Sweeney Todd), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Frasquita (Carmen), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), and Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica).
In addition to her performance credits, April was a semi-finalist in the Loren L. Zachary Opera Competition in 2019, as well as the Lyra New York Mozart Vocal Competition 2018 (Opera Category), the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition 2018, and in the 29th International Nuits Lyriques de Marmande Competition 2017 in Marmande, France. She currently studies with Isabel Bayrakdarian while she is obtaining a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of California Santa Barbara, where she recently sang the role of Donna Anna in their virtual performance of Don Giovanni.