Baritone Josh Quinn is a current AD student studying with MaryAnn McCormick. At NEC, Quinn has appeared as Forester in The Cunning Little Vixen, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, Publio in La Clemenza di Tito, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, and Seneca in L’incoronazione di Poppea. Quinn was a 2016 Merola Opera Artist with San Francisco Opera and was a 2014 Gerdine Young Artist at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis.
Soprano Nataly Wickham '16 A.D., recently made her debut with Chicago Summer Opera singing Lady Billows in Britten's Albert Herring. She was a young artist with both the Des Moines Metro Opera and Opera NEO. At NEC, Wickham studied with Jane Eaglen and performed the role of Lisak (The Fox) in Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen. Other performances during her residency at NEC include Madame Lidoine in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Helwige in Die Walküre, Magda Sorel in The Consul, Fortuna in L’incoronazione di Poppea, and Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito. Wickham also performed Britten's Les illuminations de Rimbaud with the NEC Chamber Orchestra and was a featured artist in NEC's Liederabend series.
Soprano Soyoung Park '12 M.M., '14 A.D., studied at NEC with Lorraine Nubar. Immediately after graduation from NEC, she became a Young Artist with LA Opera. She made her Los Angeles Philharmonic debut as soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. Park recently made her mainstage debut with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis and will appear in upcoming productions with San Francisco Opera, LA Opera, and Opera Naples.
Mezzo-soprano Jaime Korkos '11 G.D., '13 A.D., was a two-time Gerdine Young Artist at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. She premiered the role of Miss Carlisle in the comic opera The Cellist is Dead with the Juventas New Music Ensemble. Equally at home on the recital stage, Korkos completed a five-city tour with Phillip Gossett and the Italian chamber group Ensemble Nuovo Musiche performing art songs of Verdi and his contemporaries and recently presented the song cycle "November Leaves" by Charles Fussell for the Monadnock Music Festival with Gil Rose and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Soprano Hae Ji Chang '12 A.D. studied with Lorraine Nubar at NEC. As a Young Artist with LA Opera, Chang appeared as Frasquita in Carmen, the First Lady in The Magic Flute, and as Crobyle in Thaïs. She also performed the leading role of Sarah in Jonah and the Whale. Chang has covered lead roles with New York City Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. She won the Pepita Embil Domingo Zarzuela Prize at the 2013 Operalia competition in Verona. Chang made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Honegger’s Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher.