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Eunsung Lee

Vocal

Eunsung Lee

recently appeared as Escamillo in La Tragédie de Carmen with Stony Brook Opera Theater. He spent his summer as a Lehrer Vocal Institute fellow at the Music Academy’s 75th Anniversary season with Elizabeth Mosher Full Scholarship Award covering the title role of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in 2022. He reprised his role in Così fan tutte as Guglielmo with The Opera Next Door celebrating of reopening of the New York City after a yearlong closedown of the performing arts due to pandemic inviting local communities to join on the street of Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Lee also performed the role of Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, covered Plumkett in Martha, Zurga in Les Pêcheurs de Perles and Simon Fenton in Emmeline with Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater. He also covered Colline in Leoncavallo’s La Bohème with Teatro Grattacielo’s 25th Anniversary Concert: A Verismo Trilogy.
As a baritone soloist, Mr. Lee has organized and performed in a concert: Remind, Reconnect, Rejoice! sponsored by the City Artist Corps to bring classical music to the community. He was invited to his Alma mater, Manhattan School of Music’s A Midsummer’s Dream of Song: An Operatic Collage of Nocturnal Mischief as a guest artist.
He has also appeared in Manhattan School of Music’s outreach program, touring NYC’s public and private schools to promote classical music to the next generation. Mr. Lee was a proud member of Los Angeles Opera College Advisory Committee where he served as an ambassador, bridging the gap between the general college public and the Los Angeles Opera.
He received an encouragement award from the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition, the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition in New York District, and the Gerda Lissner Foundation’s Lieder/Song Competition. He was named as a finalist of the prestigious 2020 Ades Vocal Competition, Pasadena Vocal Competition, CS Vocal Competition, and a grant recipient from Opera Buffs Inc.
As a teaching artist, he teaches at Korean School of New York and continuing the legacy of teaching Korean children song to the next generations and actively participate in preserving the beauty of Korean culture. He is currently serving as a music director at Bethel Global Methodist Church of New York in Kingsbridge, The Bronx.
He is a Doctoral of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University where he received Neumiller Scholar Award. Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from California State University, Fullerton and a Master of Music and a Professional Studies Certificate in Classical Voice from Manhattan School of Music.

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