Soprano Soloist with Apollo's Fire at the Akron Art Museum

As a part of a new collaboration between Apollo's Fire and the Akron Art Museum, Amanda will be a soloist for a 45 minute show (followed by community Q &A) highlighting some of her work from Apollo's Fires diverse shows including Sugarloaf Mountain, Mediterranean Roots and Sephardic Journey. The show is free and open to the public. 

Presenter at "The Center for Congregational Song" Launch! Dallas, TX

Center for Congregational Song Launch!

OCTOBER 15-16, 2017

Dallas, TX

Save the dates!

The Center for Congregational Song is the new education and  resource arm of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. The CCS will be an online platform, connecting people to vital resources on congregational song.

Amanda's good friend and colleague, Brian Hehn is the director of The Center and is doing great work bringing people together to make music! Join us for the Launch Party in Dallas!

For more information, visit the website


Guest Lecturer/Presenter at Perkins Theological Seminary

After presenting at The Center for Congregational Singing launch event, Amanda will have the privilege of spending an evening in conversation and "song-versation" with seminarians at Perkins Theological Seminary. 

Beyond Boundaries at Christ Presbyterian Church, Canton, OH

Amanda will lead one of her renowned "hybrid" concert/worship experiences as a part of the concert series at Christ Presbyterian Church in Canton, OH. She will be joined by world-class musicians Howie Smith, sax, Theron Brown, piano, Anthony Taddeo, percussion and Dave Morgan, bass. Sacred and secular offerings from around the globe, plenty of opportunities to sing along, and moments of meditation and prayer. Come, be a part of this spiritual journey through music! 

Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain, Apollo's Fire's beloved early Appalachian show has been met with great acclaim during it's two national tours and Cleveland residency. A sequel program will be created and directed by Artistic Director, Jeannette Sorrell that will celebrate Christmas in the Appalachian mountains. Beginning in Ireland, the old-country and journeying to the mountains of Appalachia this show is sure to be nostalgic, heart-centered, uplifting and fun! Amanda will once again be featured as the soprano soloist alongside tenor, Ross Hauck and an amazing line-up of nationally renowned musicians.  Stay tuned for venue information. 

Soprano soloist with Les Délices for Christmas at St. John's


DECEMBER 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Les Délices presents a free concert of carols and seasonal instrumental music in celebration of the Christmas season in collaboration with St. John’s Vicar, Kelly Augenbaugh.

Performers include Amanda Powell (soprano), Debra Nagy (oboe and recorders), Julie Andrijeski (violin), David Ellis (viola da gamba), and Peter Bennett (harpsichord).

St. John’s Episcopal Ohio City 

2600 Church Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States

Christmas Eve at Disciples Christian Church

Disciples Christian Church (map)

Join Amanda for a beautiful candle-lit Christmas Eve service at Disciples Christian Church. Amanda serves as music director at this inclusive and progressive church located in Cleveland Heights. The music is poignant, diverse and invitational in nature. Come experience the wonder of the season through worship, music and community. 

Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, Cleveland and National Tour (Proserpina and La Messagiera)

Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, Cleveland and National Tour (Proserpina and La Messagiera)

Amanda will join Apollo's Fire for their Cleveland shows of Monteverdi's compelling opera L'Orfeo. She will sing two of of the soprano roles in this semi-staged opera production-Proserpina and La Messagiera. After the Cleveland concerts, the troupe will take the opera on a national tour, including stops on the West Coast. Stay tuned for more information on venues and tickets.