Distinguished soprano Sing Rose has captured audiences with her stellar performances internationally and nationally after winning First Prize in two divisions at the Los Angeles International Franz Liszt Vocal Competition in 2006. She also was the First Prize Winner of the National Vocal Competition in Korea and has been the Finalist of the Bellini International Vocal Competition in Italy. She performs Opera, Lied and Oratorio and her concert repertoire ranges from early music to contemporary works.
This season 2013/2014 is highlighted by Sing Rose’s solo performance with the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra under Miran Vaupotich at an Opera Gala in St. Petersburg, Russia, performing arias from Rossini, Gounod, and Mozart. She will also feature arias from American composer John Alan Rose. In the season 2014/2015 Ms. Rose will embark on an extensive concert tour in China followed by her solo appearance with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra at the Reduto Hall. In Russia, she will be heard at the Volgograd Opera House in the lead role of “Rumplestiltskin” and is scheduled for performances in the role of Arden of the same work at the State Opera in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
In May 2012 Sing Rose made her debut with the Dubrovnik Philharmonic, where she performed two world premieres of John Alan Rose “Ticket to the Theater” and “Lullaby”, and was the soloist in Mozart's “Exsultate Jubilate” under Maestro Vaupotich. Also in spring of 2012, she was invited by the Liszt Society to be featured in recital in an all Liszt Program in New York City. In September 2012, she performed televised concerts in Lewisboro, New York, including a live interview with Amanda Kiss of NBC. In fall 2012, she was the guest of Kate Remington in a radio broadcast of WSHU which was followed by her performance in the lead role in the US premiere of the opera “Rumplestiltskin” at Opera America in New York City. She also presented a program of contemporary music at Connecticut Composers Inc in Wilton. In the same year, Sing Rose was heard in Europe with music of Mozart appearing as soloist with the Lugansk Philharmonic Orchestra. Most recently, she performed "Dido's Lament" and "Music for a While" by Henri Purcell with the Westchester Oratorio Society (WOS).
Earlier, Sing participated at a gala concert at Italian TV in Ragusa performing arias of The Barber of Seville. In the United States, she has sung the roles of Pamina in “Die Zauberfloete”, Lauretta in “Gianni Schicchi” and Sister Genovieffa in “Suor Angelica,” among others. In concert and recital, Sing Rose appeared in Mozart’s Kroenungs Messe, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy at the prestigious ‘Taegu People's Theater’ in Korea. In the United States she was the soloist in Handel’s “Messiah” and “Judas Maccabaeus”, Puccini’s “Messa die Gloria”, Schubert’s “Magnificat”, Poulenc’s “Gloria,” among others, performing with the Stamford Chorale and orchestra. In recent seasons, Sing Rose also has sung music of American composers such as George Crumb, "Lux Aeterna," in collaboration with composer Dary-John Mizelle and conductor Joel Thome, who called her a favorite vocalist. Inspired by her voice, composers Dary-John Mizelle and John Alan Rose have written several works for her.
A native of South Korea, Sing grew up as a prodigy in a family of musicians of opera and pop/gospel. At an early age, she appeared on Korean television and won First prize at the Korean National Music Competition in Taegu at age sixteen. She studied at Kyungbook National University in Korea where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She pursued her music studies in the United States, and received her Master's degree at SUNY Purchase College in New York.