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. 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. Christina also performs with the world music vocal
trio HOME PORT, having recently recorded the group’s third album of progressive original music in June 2021.
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's private voice studio is comprised of singers of all ages throughout the Northeast. Since 2015, Christina has taught private lessons and group voice classes for several arts and youth theatre organizations throughout New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New York City.
Christina is the vocal coach for Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts’ Teen Rep Company as well as their Vocal Director for Summer 2021 Musical Theatre Camps & Intensives. She is also a vocal coach and has music directed at Pine Street Players in Exeter, NH, where her studio is based.
Christina is proud to be a founding faculty member and faculty liaison at
Young Singers Academy, an international voice academy based in NYC. Under the ongoing mentorship of founder Vielka Kelly-Weiss, Christina approaches all of her teaching using The Vielka Method™, a comprehensive and accessible approach to vocal technique, music literacy, and song study designed specifically for young singers, applicable to all ages.
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!