Justina Golden, mezzo-soprano, has sung, taught, composed and conducted through her Profound Sound Voice Studio in Florence since 1986. Her singing career spans contemporary folk music, early music, Celtic, jazz and classical music performances here and abroad. In addition to performing with her own Amiable Consort, she is a member of the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble. She has performed as a soloist with the Arcadia Players, the Brattleboro Chamber Singers, the Da Camera Singers, the South Hadley Chorale, and the Smith College Orchestra and Chorus. She is the Voice Faculty for Dar Williams’ summer retreat series, “Writing a Song that Matters,” drawing beginning to professional songwriters from all over the United States. She has made three recordings, “Flos Regalis (Royal Flower),” “Rhythms, Rhymes and Tides,” and “So Strong.” She is a graduate of Amherst College, B.A. cum laude and received her Masters Degree in Voice and Opera from the Yale University School of Music.