Mezzosoprano, Mya Fracassini studied singing at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, and then obtained a diploma in opera singing at the conservatorio G.B. Martini in Bologna. She then specialized in lieder and obtained a diploma in vocal chamber music and Renaissance poliphony at the Conservatorio L. Cherubini in Florence and Conservatorio T. Schipa in Lecce. She has followed masterclasses with C. Desderi, J. Feldman, A. L. King, M. Chance, G. Banditelli. She obtained a Laurea at the Università di Bologna (DAMS). She has also studied Voice training at the same University. Her final thesis has been awarded as the best work in the didactic field of study.
She works in various fields that include medieval music, Renaissance poliphony, sacred and secular baroque repertoires, chamber music for voice and piano, and modern and contemporary repertoires.
Her vocal and musical versatility allows her to perform musical programs that cross over different epochs and styles, a characteristic of her perfomances that has been always widely appreciated.
She has collaborated with many ensembles among which the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Choir of the Swiss Radio of Lugano, Modo Antiquo (Firenze), Orientis Partibus (Perugia), Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini (Napoli), L’Homme Armé (Firenze), Harmoniemusik of the Orchestra Regionale Toscana, Cappella Artemisia (Bologna), Collegio Musicale Italiano, Academia Montis Regalis, Florilegio Musicale (Arezzo).
She has sung with conductors such as S. Preston, R. King, H. Rilling, A. L. King, R. Clemencic, M. Brunello, D. Fasolis, A. Florio, S. Balestracci.
She has performed in many important festivals among which Festival ofBruges, Festival of St. Riquier, Festival di Spoleto, Festival di Ravenna, Settimane musicali di Ascona, Festival barocco di Viterbo, Settembre musica di Torino, Cantar di Pietre (Ticino), Settembre musicale aretino, Cantar Lontano (Pesaro), Festival della Valle d’Itria.
She has recorded for Bongiovanni, Tactus, Chandos, Arts, SpringArt, Brilliant labels.
She has been teaching singing for many years, both solo and choir singing. She has taught polyphonic singing, ensemble and jazz singing at the Conservatorio F. Morlacchi of Perugia from 2001 to 2004 and at the Conservatorio L. Cherubini of Florence in 2009 and 2010.