Amy Maude Helfer


"Amy Maude Helfer's gorgeous voice stood out in Tessa's aria 'When a merry maiden marries." — Classical Source

"As is often the case with Winter Opera, there were some truly fine voices in this cast, with mezzo Amy Maude Helfer leading the pack as a completely engaging Phoebe. She displayed a fluid, smooth voice and impressive acting skills.”
— KDHX.org

"Amy Maude Helfer sings Phoebe. (She has sung the role twice before-with the wonderful New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players.) This lady has a gorgeous voice, she's beautiful, and she has a lovely sense of how to handle Gilbert and Sullivan."
— Broadway World


Amy Maude Helfer, mezzo-soprano, is gaining attention as a versatile singing actor, especially noted for her comedic timing and “gorgeous voice”.

Since the new year, Amy performed Pitti-Sing (Mikado “Re-Imagined”) and Lady Angela (Patience), with NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players (NYGASP). Most recently, she performed on Ivoryton Playhouse’s summer cabaret series “Playhouse on the Shore” in Westbrook CT, and Frade (The Dybbuk) at Queens College and Merkin Hall. Upcoming performances include alto soloist in Part One of Handel’s Messiah at Rutgers.

Recent credits include Phoebe (Yeomen of the Guard) at Winter Opera Saint Louis, Melissa (Princess Ida), Leila (Iolanthe), Tessa (Gondoliers), and Kate (Pirates) with NYGASP, Cole Porter and Mozart concerts with Opera Theater of Connecticut at Sanibel Music Festival, Baba the Turk (Rake's Progress) with String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Mercédès (Carmen) with Opera Theater of Connecticut, Nancy (Albert Herring) with Bronx Opera, alto soloist in Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass with Manhattan Concert Productions at Carnegie Hall, and Petra (Night Music) with Madison Lyric Stage.

Other credits include Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) and Artist-in-Residence at Dayton Opera, Hansel at Boston Lyric Opera-Opera New England, and semi-finalist in the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition. Amy joined Actors Equity in 2009.

A native of Cheshire, Connecticut, Amy currently resides in New York City.

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March 7, 8, 9, 10, 24, 2018
KATE, The Pirates of Penzance
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players on tour
Palm Desert CA, Prescott AZ, Las Vegas NV, Long Beach CA, Moses Lake WA

March 20, 2018, 7:30p
SOLOIST, The Gems of Broadway's Golden Age,
with a Tribute to Leonard Bernstein
Opera Theater of Connecticut at the Sanibel Festival
Sanibel Island FL


Bio & Resume



"Baba's Aria & Monologue"

"Love For Sale (Cole Porter)"

"Handel: Messiah"

"What Would Missus Herring Say"