With accompanist Jim Rice, Ida and Randy Zinkus perform for a homeless benefit concert.
Ida Zecco is an international recording artist and educator. She obtained her Bachelors of Music in voice/cello at the Mozarteum Academy of Music, Salzburg, Austria studying with Rudolf Knoll, performing artist and company member of the Vienna and Berlin Operas. While in Salzburg, she was also a student of the late Carl Orff in composition and theory, and completed her Masters in Music Therapy at the Orff Institute. Ida performed the soprano lead in Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, under the Maestro's direction and the lead role in Orff's Die Kluge. She made her European debut at the Salzburg Festival in the role of Pamina in Mozart's, The Magic Flute, under the direction of Herbert von Karajan. She later earned her Master of Fine Arts in acting and direction at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, London, England. She has also studied at the Actor's Studio and with Uta Hagen at HB Studio in New York City, New York.
Ida is a professional actress and a member of Actor's Equity Association (AEA). Her theatrical career includes leading roles in opera, drama, comedy and musical theater throughout the New England, New York City and European areas. Locally, Ida is well know for her roles as Barbara DeMarco, Mrs. Shubert and Sgt. Mikey Thomas in Shear Madness, at the Charles Playhouse, Boston. She has made several TV appearances on Fox's, America's Most Wanted, and Spencer for Hire. Ida has appeared in numerous industrial and commercial videos and has produced and directed many others for which she has received several awards, including a special feature for PBS dealing with anti-Semitism.

Homeless benefit concert at Tuckerman Hall, Worcester, Mass.


As well as a master-class artist, coach and educator, she has produces a series of one-woman performances marketed for a broad-based, mature, theater-going audience which is an extraordinary mix of music, theater and comedy. These productions have been performed, and are regularly featured in venues throughout the United States and Canada.

Ms. Zecco's first , internationally successful CD released in 1999, "A Song for Christmas" was followed by a second CD release in September 2002, "Better to Have Loved." which received international acclaim; both CD's are on the SongKeeper label.

Ms. Zecco has entertained at some of the world's most prestigious venues:
Carnegie Hall • Alice Tully Hall • Town Hall • The Duplex • Mechanics Hall • Jordan Hall • Regattabar • Sculler's Jazz Bar • The Park Plaza • The Charles Playhouse • Worcester Foothills Theater Company • Worcester Forum Theater • Trinity Repertory Theater of Providence • Danny's Skylight Room, Town Halll and The Duplex Cabaret Theater in NYC. Music Festivals: Paris, Rome, Milan, La Scala, Spiletto, Prague, Warsaw, Tokyo, Salzburg, Berlin, Cologne, Brussels, Barcelona, Denmark, Helsinki, Beijing, Vienna, Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver



©2002 Ida Zecco

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