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27 Year-old Sandy, Utah Native 
Marina Costa-Jackson Was Named One of Five 2014-15 National Grand Finals Winners 
Several major publications reviewed the 2014-15 National Grand Finals Concert. 

"Of those five winners, the soprano Marina Costa-Jackson sounded particularly promising. She offered ... a dramatically and musically alluring rendition notable for her burnished timbre and subtle phrasing"
Review: National Council Auditions Winners Named at Grand Finals Concert
-New York Times

"At the top of anybody's list, certainly, was soprano Costa-Jackson, whose dramatic, burnished voice and subtle acting thrilled in Tchaikovsky's "Uze polnich blizitsa" ("Midnight will soon strike") from THE QUEEN OF SPADES."
BWW Reviews: Thrills and Chills at Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Finals Concert
​-Broadway World

Met Competition Features Nation's Top Opera Talent
-Wall Street Journal

Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Finals
-WSJ.com (photo journal feature)
Three Winners Named in 2016-17 Utah District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions