Veronica SharkeyVeronica Sharkey, mezzo-soprano, is a graduate student in vocal performance at Loyola University, and was seen the Old Lady in Loyola’s production of Candide, as well as in the scenes programs of Oktoberfest: Opera’s Greatest Drinking Songs and Great Britten:Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Benjamin Britten. This is her second appearance with New Fangled Opera, having performed in their debut production of The Self Portrait of Jonathan Jenkins at New Orleans Fringe. This July, she will be studying in Germany with the International Performing Arts Institute.