Jung HaYoung

Concorrenti ENG 2022
About This Project

Jung HaYoung

South Korea

28 y.o. – Mezzosoprano



Korean mezzo-soprano HaYoung Jung has recently performed the leading role of Le Prince from Cendrillon in the Fall 2021 production at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. On the same year in South Korea, she’s been casted as Cherubino from Le Nozze di Figaro in the Ruschoi Concert Series. She made her title role debut in the US as the Contessa from Le Nozze di Figaro in an engagement with the Miami Classical Music Festival. Earlier in the 2019 season, she performed the role of Suor Genovieffa from Suor Angelica as part of the Peabody Institute’s bi-annual opera production. In the previous season, Ms. Jung performed as the Street Singer in the Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebratory performance of Mass, with the Baltimore Community Choir and Marin Alsop conducting. In addition to her work with the staples of the classical repertoire, Ms. Jung has been dedicated to new music in collaboration with several modern composers. In 2018, she sang in the world premiere of “The Wood Road” by Zach Gulaboff Davis, which received the 2018 Beyer Award for Art Song from the National Federation of Music Clubs. She has also been cast as the daughter in the opera “Dear Father” by Soyoona Kim. Ms. Jung’s other engagements include covering Valencinne from The Merry Widow and performing the role of Lolo with Opera NEO. Her partial roles include Oscar from Un Ballo in Maschera with Opera NEO, Despina from Cosi Fan Tutte with the International Vocal Arts Institute (IVAI), and Adele from Die Fledermaus and Blonche from Louise with the Peabody Opera. Along with Ms. Jung’s performing career, her teaching career continued in various forms. She has taught at vocal academy and private students including elementary to high school students, amateurs, musical-theater singers, classical singers, and choir singers. Currently, she is a Graduate Student Instructor in University of Michigan – Ann Arbor teaching Voice to undergraduate students and assisting graduate-level courses. In acknowledgment of Ms. Jung’s excellent musicianship in her young career, she was awarded full-scholarship and stipend at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, the Artist Scholarship and Career Development Award from Peabody Conservatory, and the Merit Student Scholarship from Yonsei University. In 2019, Ms. Jung was nominated as a semi-finalist in the Annapolis Opera’s 31st Annual Vocal Competition. Recently, she has been nominated as a finalist of Detroit Aria Competition. HaYoung has participated in masterclasses held by internationally prestigious musicians such as Thomas Hampson, Allen Perriello, Joan Dornemann, and Thomas Bagwell. Ms. Jung graduated from Yonsei University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. She holds a Master of Music degree from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where she studied under Elizabeth Futral and AhYoung Hong. Currently she is pursuing her Doctoral degree at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor studying with Scott Piper.


Envisaged programme



First round

C. Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila – “Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix” (Dalila act II)

H. Wolf: Verborgenheit

W.A. Mozart: Cosi fan tutte – “Smanie implacabili” (Dorabella act I)