Christina DeMaio is a New England based teaching artist. Christina earned her B.M. in Vocal Performance (Classical) from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston where she studied under soprano Lisa Saffer. A versatile vocalist, Christina actively performs a diverse array of repertoire. Musical Theatre and Operatic highlights include: "Perón's Mistress" in Evita, “Dido” in Dido and Aeneas, “Fantine” in Les Miserables, “Prince Orlofsky" in Die Fledermaus, and “The Witch” in Into the Woods.
Christina has been onstage from a young age, joining her family in their Classic Country & Western Swing band, Gunsmoke, where she developed her deep love of harmony singing. She has released original music in this genre as Christina Mae.
Christina is a former Young Artist at Asheville Lyric Opera (2016). She has appeared as a soloist with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra and various ensembles throughout the Northeast. Christina is also a seasoned Cantor, Chorister, and Section Leader, serving at many Parish communities. She is currently the Alto Choral Scholar at St. John's Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, NH.
Christina has also co-written original musical theatre works with dear friend and composer, Suzanne Román Jones. They are currently wrapping up their first full-length musical, Burdick's Bookstore.
Christina's private voice studio is made up of singers throughout the Northeast. Since 2015, she has taught private lessons and group voice classes for several arts and youth theatre organizations throughout NH, CT and NYC. She has served as vocal coach and assistant music director for Pine Street Players in Exeter, NH. Christina is a founding faculty member at Young Singers Academy in NYC, teaching under the mentorship of founder Vielka Kelly-Weiss.
Christina is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and completed the NATS-NYC Mentor Teacher Program in 2020, observing and learning from master teachers in Musical Theatre voice. She is also a member of the Granite State Chapter of NATS.
Christina currently resides on the New Hampshire Seacoast, pursuing a life filled with music onstage, behind the scenes, and virtually!