Yetta Bednarz & Diego Iglesias
The Gala Singers are one of the most sought after dynamic singing duos from Tampa. They specialize in Broadway, Classical Crossover/ Popera (Andrea Bocelli/Josh Groban hits, Modern Music, Opera (popular arias and duets), Religious Music (Classical, Hymns and Spirituals) and Traditional Italian Music (Contemporary and Neapolitan songs).
We perform for anniversaries, award ceremonies, banquets, birthday parties, concerts, cocktail hours, corporate events, funerals, galas, high-end private parties, holiday parties, Italian night (singing cooking shows), private-social events, Quinceañeras, receptions, and weddings.
Yetta Mae Bednarz (Dramatic Coloratura) earned a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Temple University and Master in Music and Voice Performance from University of South Florida. She has performed operatic roles in Candide, Don Giovanni, Gianni Schicci and the Mikado and in oratorios The Seven Last Words and the Messiah. She has performed in various concerts throughout Philadelphia, New York and, St. Petersburg, and Tampa Bay area. She has performed with opera companies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Tampa and St. Petersburg. She sang with Opera Tampa Chorus in the Andrea Bocelli concert at Tampa Forum, guest soloist to sing at a Professional Bodybuilding show at Straz Center, The Salon de Gala of Marital Arts Awards Ceremony in St. Petersburg, and at a private induction for the Mayor of Tampa. Her most recent engagements include highlights from Phantom of the Opera and Madame Butterfly with the Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra and with the Spanish Lyric Theater.
Diego Sebastian Iglesias, (Argentine Tenor) began his music studies at Bellas Artes “Carlos Morel” School Music Conservatory. He has studied with Carmen Sensaud and Dante Ranieri. He has performed with the great Argentine director Armando Krieger and the acclaimed Spanish director Giorgio Paganini. He has sang in various concerts throughout Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Area. He has performed at Colon Theater (Teatro Colon), Avenida Theater and Roma Theater in Argentina, at the Straz Center with Opera Tampa and at the historical Centro Asturiano de Ybor and HCC Ybor Theater with Spanish Lyric Theater. He also sang with Opera Tampa Chorus in the Andrea Bocelli concert at the Tampa Forum and other various productions, and received a prestigious award for artistic quality in the world at the Salon de Gala of Martial Arts Ceremony.