Alice Chung

Voice Type: Mezzo-Soprano

Hometown: Loma Linda, California

Merola Roles: Schwabacher Summer Concert


Schools: Lyric Opera of Kansas City Apprentice Program; University of Missouri-Kansas City; University of California, Santa Barbara; Central City Opera; Chautauqua Opera; OperaWorks
Teachers:
Vinson Cole (University of Missouri-Kansas City), Linda di Fiore (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Major Roles or Experience: La zia Principessa (Suor Angelica); Zita (Gianni Schicchi); Mama McCourt (The Ballad of Baby Doe); Mrs. Grose (The Turn of the Screw); Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte); Cecilia March (Little Women); Mariana (Luisa Fernanda)

Other Interests:

I don’t have a huge sweet tooth, but I love baking; it’s very therapeutic! I was a pre-med student before I found opera. For my very first public solo performance, I sang in Silent Night in Spanish, which is neither of my native languages (English and Korean).

Watching TV shows, cooking, photography, going on foodie adventures.


Awards: Marilyn Miller Scholarship, 2016; Chautauqua Opera Guild Young Artist Encouragement Award, 2015; Kansas City Musical Club Scholarship, 2015

Upcoming: Lyric Opera of Kansas City: Sister Lillianne (Dead Man Walking); University of Missouri-Kansas City: Eduige (Rodelinda)