Mariah Rae is a Long Beach based soprano, originally born in the Philippines and raised in Portland, Oregon. She graduated with a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music (BCCM) at California State University Long Beach, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance and Journalism from Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Mariah joined Pacific Opera Project for Iolanta in March 2022, followed by L'elisir d'amore in September 2022, and is thrilled to sing in her third show with POP! She recently appeared in Lyric Opera of Orange County’s Carmen and sings with Tonality choir in Los Angeles. Other roles include Soeur Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief, and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi.