Jung Eun Oh, USA
"Expressive enchantment [and] exceptional accuracy and taste." Plain Dealer

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Soprano Jung Eun Oh won the 2006 First prize in the Leopoldskron Vocal Competition in Salzburg, Austria and subsequently performed in Schloss Leopoldskron and Schloss Mirabell. She has also been the recipient of The Irvin Bushman Prize, The Boris Goldovsky Prize in Opera, The Pauline Thesmacher Award, the 2006-2007 Scholarship of The Music and Drama Club of Cleveland, and the Helen Curtis Webster Award. She was praised by The Plain Dealer for portraying Stravinsky's Nightingale with "silvery-timbre, crystal-clear sense of pitch, and vocal agility." For Mozart's La finta giardiniera, the paper lauded her "expressive enchantment" and "exceptional accuracy and taste.

Jung Eun Oh has appeared as a soloist at the Terrace Theater of the Kennedy Center as a part of the Conservatory Project, has made appearances with Red {an orchestra} as "Der Engel" in Heinrich Schütz's A Christmas Story, and has performed with the CIM orchestra in the performances of Mahler's Fourth Symphony and Robert Beaser's The Heavenly Feast. She has been featured in compositions of CIM composers in conjunction with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and has been a guest artist as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro in Music, Modern and Moving presented by Idea Stream and PBS. She has performed in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte as Pamina, in Der Schauspieldirektor as Mademoiselle Silverpeal, and the title roles in Igor Stravinsky's Le Rossignol and Mozart's La finta giardiniera.

Before coming to Cleveland, Ms. Oh appeared in Harvard University productions of The Magic Flute and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, while completing her BA degree in economics. Formerly trained as a pianist, Jung Eun Oh premiered two original compositions during her stay at Harvard, utilizing woodwinds, strings, and the piano. She performed as the soprano soloist with the New England Conservatory Camerata Chamber Choir in Carissimi's Jephte, and with the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum.

Jung Eun Oh has sung in master classes of Martin Katz, Frederica von Stade, Helen Donath, Thomas Hampson, Warren Jones, Elly Ameling, and José van Dam.