Madison Kleba

Madison Kleba of St. Charles began music at an early age, with two musical parents and violin instruction beginning at the age of 4. Madison's formal vocal training began at age 10 with Solange Sior. In the summer of 2007, after participating in the Elgin Opera Vocal Competition, and earning a Semifinalist award, Madison began taking weekly lessons with Solange, and has continued her lessons since.

When she was about five years old, Madison began performing on stage with musicals and plays. She has been very involved in the Children's Theatre of Elgin since 2nd grade, and has performed in over 25 shows in the Fox Valley area. In the fall of 2011, she was able to learn more about theatre directing as assistand to director Tish Lyons during the production of The Phantom Of The Opera, performed by Fox Valley Theatre at ECC's Blizzard Theatre, and was also cast as the Sea Witch in CTE's The Little Mermaid.

Through her affiliation with Elgin OPERA, she has performed in l'Elisir d'Amore at the Hemmens Cultural Center and Festival On The Fox, as well as in the Festival of Singers. Madison is honored to have won First Place in the Elgin Opera Vocal Competition (Twinkle Star Division) two years in a row (2010 and 2011).