Sierra Hammond is a native Soprano from Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the illustrious HBCU, Oakwood University in 2014. She continued her educational pursuits at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she received her Masters of Music. During her time in Knoxville, she was actively involved in the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre and Knoxville Opera companies. Here, she participated in La Boheme (Puccini), The Crucible (Ward), Don Giovanni (Mozart), The Consul (Menotti), Mefistofele (Boito), and Il ritorno d'ulisse in patria (Monteverdi).
Sierra has been actively involved with Opera Huntsville since 2018 where she currently serves as the company Production Manager, previously as the Board President. In the Fall of 2019, Sierra made her stage directorial debut with Opera Huntsville directing Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief. Sierra has participated in various productions with Opera Huntsville since the company's inception such as The True Story of Cinderella (Warren) as The Queen and Step Sister Two, Gilbert and Sullivan in Rocket City as Tart 2, Bremen Town Musicians as Barcolle, Mrs. Nimble and the Giants Wife, (Davies).
Recently, in the spring of 2022, Sierra was apart of the world premiere team of I Can't Breathe (Burrs) in Knoxville, TN. she is elated to be making her directorial debut at Pacific Opera Project. Currently she is faculty at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (Normal, Alabama) in the Vocal Studies Area. Sierra resides in Huntsville, AL.