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Alexandra Mena, mezzo soprano,  is a professional classical singer and sought after teaching artist in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she maintains a private voice studio.  As a teacher, she specializes in classical and contemporary musical theatre, as well as contemporary commercial styles (CCM) for high school and college students on a performance track.  She has also coached students for television and film auditions. 

Alexandra is a member of the Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance (MTEA), the National Associaton of Teachers of Singing (NATS)  and its San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, where she has served on the Board of Directors in several capacities, and as a regular adjudicator at the contemporary festivals.​ She is also a member of the Freelancers Union.


Studio Highlights Include:



  • Rhea in Disney's "Spin"


Network Television

  • Monyca in Disney's "Diary of a Future President"​​

  • Kamala in Disney's "Mira, Royal Detective"

Record Label

  • Young Artist in Training - Sony Music Japan

New Works

  • "Avatar, the Last Musical"  (ensemble)

Local, State & National Competitions

  • Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors

    • Lead Actor in a Musical nomination​

  • Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

    • finalist and runner-up

  • Lenaea High School Theatre Festival​

    • Numerous gold, silver and bronze medals​

  • ​iPop National Conference - Vocal (third place)

  • ETTV Top Idol  (top 10)

  • American Idol (reached celebrity panel)


International Competitions

  • KPU International Music Festival 

    • (8 gold medals - musical theatre/college & high school)​

    • (2 silver medals - classical/high school)

  • Water Cube International Vocal Competition, Beijing​​

    • (reached top 30)


International Schools

  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, UK

    • (one of two international students accepted)​

  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts​, UK

    • (one of five Americans called back)​


National College Acceptance - Musical Theatre

  • Carnegie Mellon University (one of five women accepted)

  • Baldwin Wallace University

  • Boston Conservatory

  • California State University Fullerton 

  • California State University San Diego

  • Indiana University

  • Ithaca College

  • New York University Tisch

  • Oklahoma City University

  • Pace University

  • Pennsylvania State University

  • Rider University

  • Shenandoah Conservatory  

  • Texas State University

  • University of Arizona

  • University of California Los Angeles

  • University of Miami (opera & musical theatre)


National Summer Programs/Festivals

  • ArtsBridge Musical Theatre

  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee Musical Theatre Intensive

  • Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Musical Theatre

  • Cincinnati Conservatory of Music

  • CSSSA Music & Theatre

  • Florida State University

  • Miami Summer Music Festival

  • NYU Tisch High School: New Studio Music Theatre

  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music (opera)

  • Oklahoma City University Musical Theatre 

  • Open Jar Institute Musical Theatre Intensive

  • University of Michigan MPulse

  • University of Southern California

For a more detailed account of studio activity, please click on box below.  

"A solid vocal technique is like background music.  Always there, doing its jobfreeing you to be the interpreter that you need to be."

Alexandra Mena

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