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Joyce Lee Tung
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Singapore, Joyce Lee Tung graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and studied voice privately with Lim Shieh Yih. She graduated with Master of Arts in Voice (Distinction) under KS Joanna Borowska-Isser and Masters in Concert Singing (Distinction) – Lied Interpretation under Christine Whittlesey and Oratorio Studies under Robert Heimann from the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria.
Her notable concert appearances include Charpentier’s Te Deum with KUG early music ensemble and several premieres of Americ Goh’s compositions. She was heard on several occasions on the European radio with music ranging from the early to new music repertory, including the premiere of Americ Goh’s Discord in Childhood and her appearance with the Maribor Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
Joyce was finalist and winner of several international singing competitions, including the 2nd International Singing Competition, Maribor, Slovenia - 2nd Place (1st Prize); and the 3rd Brilliant Talent Discovery Awards International Music Competition - 1st Prize (Gold award, Female Voice – Senior Category). She was recently admitted into the Singapore Lyric Opera Artiste Training Programme. In August, she will make her debut with the opera company as Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen.