Victoria Dandridge is originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, but considers Boston to be her second home. Her love for music began in church and at home as a child. She later studied opera performance with mentor and Boston Conservatory faculty, the late Sheila Fiumarello, and went on to focus on vocal performance and instrumental studies at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, and at Berklee College of Music. She also studied elementary education and creative arts in Learning at Lesley University’s Graduate School of Education. Victoria has sung with several choirs throughout New York, Boston, Miami, and Europe, and is a featured soloist in the National Center for Afro-American Artists’ production of Langston Hughes’s Black Nativity and the Van Ness Creative film of The Tidings Cantata featured on PBS.