Angela Brown is an accomplished soprano singer who was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. While in high school, she was very involved in the Crispus Attucks High School music program and eventually went to graduate school at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. In 1997, she moved to New York City and began working with a variety of opera companies. When she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in the title role of Aida, her performance landed her on the front page of the New York Times. Throughout her career, she has performed with the San Antonio Symphony, the Cincinnati Opera, the Indianapolis Opera and was called "one of America’s most promising Verdi sopranos" by Opera News. Brown consistently uses her platform for philanthropic purposes and has been a spokesperson for the United Negro College Fund and produces free concerts in hopes of exposing people to the beautiful art of opera.