Vocalist. Born March 6, 1959 in Princeton, N.J.
Broumas studied flute beginning at age 9 at Louise Archer Elementary School in Vienna, Virginia. After moving to Maryland, she attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. After a brief time at Berklee College of Music in 1978, she studied musicology and voice at Vassar College, earning a bachelor’s degree in 1980.
In addition to work as a leader, she was a member of the vocal groups Mad Romance (1983-1985) and Rare Silk (1985-1986).
Broumas maintains a career in arts administration outside of her jazz performing and worked for 18 years at the Kennedy Center.