Celia Brockway Macchia earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in music at Marietta College (OH). She then went on to The University of Iowa where she earned the Master of Arts degree in music with an emphasis in vocal performance. While at Iowa she performed in the choruses of H.M.S. Pinafore, Amelia Goes to the Ball, and La clemenza di Tito. Most recently, Celia was seen as Meg in Little Women and Cousin Hebe in HMS Pinfore. Celia currently teaches Music Appreciation at Richard Bland College of William & Mary, voice lessons at Renaissance School of the Arts, and private voice lessons in the Smithfield area. She has sung with Old Towne Opera in Petersburg and the Virginia Chorale.