New Jersey-based soprano Diane Aragona is a classically trained singer and vocal instructor. Ms. Aragona as her Master of Music degree in Classical Voice from Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University), where she studied with Judith Nicosia. An avid lover of opera, art song, and musical theater, Ms. Aragona transcends these boundaries with her versatility and ability to perform in both classical and musical theater works.

Recently Ms. Aragona has performed the complete roles of Mrs. Peachum (Weill's Threepenny Opera), Paquette (Bernstein's Candide), and Erste Knabe (Mozart's Die Zauberflöte). In scene work she has performed partial roles and arias/songs of Lola (Douglass Moore's Gallantry), Ännchen (Weber's Der Freischütz), Zaide ((Mozart's Zaide), and Claire (Bernstein's On the Town).

Ms. Aragona has been known for her great interpretation of art song in a recital setting. In December 2014 she was seen performing her Graduate Degree Recital with collaborative pianist Susan Hoffman at Schare Recital Hall (Rutgers University), and not long before that she participated in a recital of German and French repertoire with the collaborate pianist Thomas Hobson Williams. She and Mr. Hobson Williams teamed up again for a recital of repertoire for voice, piano, and organ in February 2016. In April 2016 Ms. Aragona was a soloist featured in NYSTA's Concert and Birthday Tribute to Tom Cipullo at the National Opera Center in NYC.

Past concert work includes: Bach's mass in B minor, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, Verdi's Messa da Requiem, and the soprano soloist for Mozart's Missa Brevis KV 140. She has most recently been seen performing solo repertoire in concert at The Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield, NJ, where she also sings regularly on Sundays and for special events. In July 2016 Ms. Aragona participated in the first recording of "B'reishit Bara Elohim," a new SATB choral work composed by Meri Kleinmann.

Ms. Aragona has a passion for contemporary American art song, and has worked one-on-one with such prominent composers as Richard Hundley and Tom Cipullo.

Diane Aragona has also taught collegiate level voice lessons for non-music majors at Rutgers University and has substitute taught for their undergraduate group vocal class. Ms. Aragona is a private voice instructor for the National Children's Chorus in NYC. She is also a current member of NYSTA (New York Singing Teachers' Association) and an active private voice instructor in northern and central NJ. Ms. Aragona is the voice instructor at the Bridgewater School of Music in Bridgewater, NJ.