Marcie Ley was vocally impressive as Violetta, the courtesan who lives for love and dies of tuberculosis. Ley is attractive, strong-voiced, and well-trained, with sound vocal and dramatic instincts. Her coloratura is accurate and her top notes are secure... Her soft singing was pure and glowing.                                                        -Boston Globe

Marcie Ley… is not just a great Violetta in the making, she's already a fine one. Ley possesses the youth and beauty of an ideal Violetta. She easily met the role's challenging vocal demands: fast, florid singing, complete with optional but generally expected high E-flat, building to surprisingly hefty dramatic outbursts. And she's a naturally sincere, engaging actress. Ley clearly has it in her for a major career.           -Boston Herald

Soprano Marcie Ley balanced the dying Mimi's frailty with a sweetly vibrant soprano radiant to her topmost range.            -Washington Post

Marcie Ley stepped into the role of Mimi in La Boheme with beauty, insight, and confidence
Vocal highlights among generally very good singing include…Ley’s Mimi in La Boheme.                                                  -Opera Now

Marcie Ley sang the role of Nedda with style, beauty and a dramatic flair.                                                             -Cape Cod Times

Of the main characters, however, special mention must be given to soprano Marcie Ley, as Antonia…who offered a powerful, clear and magnificently dramatic performance that, on quite a few occasions, brought down the house.                                                 -Worcester Telegram and Gazette

Equally effective was Marcie Ley’s performance as Antonia.  Ley’s voice and acting… produced the dramatic highlight of the production, bringing cheers at the Act 2 curtain.                           

Soprano Marcie Ley sang the role of an innocent Gilda with singular dedication.  Although vulnerable, Gilda exuded a natural sensuality as the fascinating character emerged.  Indeed, the care with which Ley shaped each phrase was one of the presentation’s high points.  Nowhere was this more welcomed than in “Caro Nome“ in which her soft, sustained upper range was just beautiful.                        -Worcester Telegram and Gazette

Marcie Ley as the Countess revealed a warm and supple sound, with ample size and superb technique, all put to exquisite phrasing of her two famous arias.                                                           -Idaho Statesman

Marcie Ley portrayed the lead female role of Mimi with a maturity that made it strangely believable to watch a sickly woman sing with such strength.                                                     -The Herald of Randolph, VT

Mimi, as sung by Marcie Ley, slender and beautiful, was believable as a seamstress who is afflicted with tuberculosis.  She sang with color and confidence, easily reaching up for a long and luminous high C at the end of the first act duet.                                                -Allentown Morning Call

Particular praise must go to soprano Marcie Ley for both her vocal technique and her acting.                                   -Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Soprano Marcie Ley was outstanding as Adina, handling the intricacies of Donizetti’s melodic embroidery with agility and attractive timbre.                                                              -Pittsburgh Post Gazette