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Charissa Memrick is thrilled to be a part of the Curious Chord's studio. Charissa is an Austin native and attended Westwood High School, Vista Ridge High School and then went on to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. During her studies at Wichita State, Charissa was given roles in numerous operas and attended masterclasses with Metropolitan Opera Stars Sam Ramey and Joyce DiDonato. Charissa also studied Italian opera in Lucca, Italy as a part of the program entitled, Canta in Italia. Her exposure to classical music was enlightening. However, she also studied as a Musical Theatre major for two years and was studying the techniques and lessons required to become a triple threat. She is currently studying at Texas State University in order to obtain a Master's Degree in Vocal Performance and will graduate in 2017. Charissa defines herself as a cross over performer who specializes in musical theatre, classical art song, pop style vocals and blending theatrical intention and healthful technique within all genres.