Maddie Breedlove, crowned Voice of the Heartland 2018, is an extremely diverse singer/performer from Norman, OK, and most of her childhood spent in Honolulu, HI. She graduated with her Masters degree in Opera performance in 2020 at OU. On top of her classical training, she excels in the art of singing just about any genre, as long as it moves her soul. Her inspirations include but aren't limited to Stevie Nicks, Shania Twain, Jennifer Hudson, Ann Wilson, Adele, Yebba, Jojo, and Madison Ryann Ward. Much like her personality, she has a voice that is sweet, warm and welcoming. Maddie has been singing on stage and performing lead roles in musicals since she was 7 years old, most recently seen debuting at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center in Tulsa Opera's Into the Woods. In her spare time, Maddie teaches elementary music, dabbles in photography, snuggles with her pets Beverly and Eddie, and making music with her sweetie.