Dr. Gyehyun Jung

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Praised for her silvery, expressive, and supple voice, soprano Gyehyun Jung performs frequently as an opera singer, concert soloist, and recitalist.

Dr. Jung has been an apprentice artist with Miami Music Festival and a young artist with Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Favorite past roles include Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Despina (Così fan tutte), Violetta (La Traviata) (cover), Gilda (Rigoletto), Micaëla (La Tragédie de Carmen), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), Amy (Little Women), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), and Silverpeal (Impresario). Her partial roles include the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier), and Marie (La fille du regiment).

Dr. Jung has appeared in Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore and Coronation Mass with the Chamber Singers of Iowa City, Vivaldi’s Gloria in D Major with the Central Iowa Symphony and the Grinnell Oratorio Society, Mozart’s Great Mass in c minor, and Schubert’s Mass in G major with the IU Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Jung has expressed an affinity for the art song repertoire, which she presents as a regular recitalist. Her main research areas include a French composer Louis Beydts’ mélodie and vocal literature written for organ and voice.

Dr. Jung received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy and Master of Arts in Organ from the University of Iowa, Master of Music in Voice Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Vocal Music from Seoul National University.

Dr. Gyehyun Jung is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, and most recently served on the faculties of Grinnell College and Clarke University.

Gyehyun Jung, visiting assistant professor
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Amy Grinsteiner
Chair, Music Department


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