Amber Galvano

Photo Credit: Maya Ballester

Bachelor of Musical Arts
Performance; Voice

Amber Galvano graduated with honors in December 2020 with a BMA in Voice Performance from SMTD and a BA in Spanish and Cognitive Science from LSA. During her time at U-M, she served as a peer mentor for Living ArtsEngine, sang with the Sopranos a cappella group, served as a counselor for Michigan Math and Science Scholars, studied Spanish abroad in Spain, coauthored an article for Inside Higher Ed, and worked as a research assistant for the U-M Speech Production Lab. Her Spanish honors thesis Sound Change in Western Andalusian Spanish: An Acoustic Analysis of Phonemic Voiceless Stops will be out for publication soon. Amber is currently a member of the Working Group on Gender Diversity for U-M’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. She is also a semifinalist for the 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Amber sends tremendous thanks to her mentors and loved ones for their continued support which has enabled these achievements.