Ms. Hughes holds a Bachelors and a Masters from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and from Boston University's Opera Institute.
She was an apprentice at Tanglewood, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, and a Sullivan Grant winner. Before studying voice she was a flutist, but ultimately wanted to become a famous barrel racer. Ms. Hughes counts working at the Met as one of her greatest accomplishments, with her greatest being mom to Gabriel, Joaquin, and Javier.
Hometown: Longmont, Colorado
Met Debut: 2006