Music, West Valley

Vivica Genaux

Vivica is a 1987 graduate of West Valley High School. During her high school career she participated in high school choir, jazz choir and Women’s ensemble. She was selected for ASAA’s All State Music Festival and the All Northwest honors. It was during high school that her voice matured and her exceptional talent was noted. Vivica was an excellent student with high standards and a great work ethic. These attributes have helped her become one of the world’s premier Mezzo Sopranos in Opera and Classical Recital. Despite her performance on the world stage, she is an Alaskan. She returns to Alaska and gives back to her community by participating in fundraisers, conducting workshops for high school students and offering free concerts to the Fairbanks Pioneer Home.