About Lauren Corcoran Emrich

Lauren Corcoran Emrich is a native and current resident of Pittsburgh. She is the 2019 recipient of an Encouragement Award from the Pittsburgh District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council. Recently, Lauren performed with Opera Western Reserve as Dama and Lady Macbeth (school production) in Verdi's Macbeth. Lauren made her debut with Resonance Works in their 2018-2019 season as Ivy Smith in Bernstein's On the Town, A Joyous Sound!, and Bach's St. John Passion. Look for her this season in their virtual production of Verdi by Vegetables!


An active concert soloist, Lauren recently performed with the Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra in concert and with The University of Akron Choirs as the soprano solo in Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem. Favorite concert performances include: soprano soloist Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and soprano soloist Carmina Burana. Additionally, she is sought after for recital performances of classical and musical theater repertoire. Lauren performs with Bryan Sable, piano, and Nolan Petote, clarinet, as a trio ensemble in the Pittsburgh Area. Equally sought after for choral singing, Lauren sing with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh as a core soprano, Resonance Works Festival Chorus, Voces Solis Summer Singers, and Coraopolis United Methodist Church Chancel Choir.


Some of Lauren’s favorite past productions include: Laetitia The Old Maid and the Thief, Madame Goldentrill The Impresario, Rosalinda Die Fledermaus, Musetta La Bohème, Rosina Il Barbiere di Sigiliva, and Gretel Hansel and Gretel. Lauren has been privileged to sing for some of the world’s top performers and coaches in masterclass including: Renée Fleming, Lisette Oropesa, Lawrence Brownlee, Enza Ferrari, Dina Kuznetsova, Gary Lehman, and Susan Foster. Notable competitions include: Encouragement Award Pittsburgh District MONC (2019), Finalist NATS National Student Auditions (2016 & 2017), First Place Voices of Canton Scholarship Competition (2016), and Second Place Tuesday Musical Scholarship Competition (2016).


Lauren holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from The University of Akron and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University. Lauren has continued her education with Opera Western Reserve’s Young Artist Program (2011-2016), Bay View Summer Art Song and Recording Seminar (2016), OperaWorks Advanced Artist Program (2014), and Oberlin in Italy Concert Artist (2013).

 

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Lauren Corcoran Emrich

soprano

Opera &
Musical Theater

+ Dama - Macbeth - Opera Western Reserve - 2019
+ Lady Macbeth (Partial) - Macbeth - Opera Western Reserve - 2019
+ Ivy Smith - On the Town - Resonance Works - 2018
+ Laetitia - The Old Maid and the Thief - University of Akron - 2017
+ Julia Child - Bon Appétit! - University of Akron - 2017
+ Chorus - La Bohème - Cleveland Opera Theater -2016
+ Madame Goldentrill - The Impresario - University of Akron -2016
+ Apollonia - La Canterina - University of Akron - 2016
+ Kate Pinkerton (cover) - Madama Butterfly - Undercroft Opera - 2015
+ Rosalinda - Die Fledermaus - Undercroft Opera - 2015
+ Musetta (partial)  - La Bohemé - Opera Western Reserve - YA - 2014
+ Gretel - Hansel and Gretel - Youngstown State University - 2013
+ Rosina (partial) - Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Opera Western Reserve - 2013
+ Papagena (prepared) - Die Zauberflöte - Youngstown State University - 2012
+ Anita - La Perichole - Youngstown State University - 2011
+ The Girl - Hello, Out There! - Youngstown State University - 2010

Concert & Recital

Soloist - Showtime! - Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra -2020

+ Lenten Recital - Coraopolis United Methodist Church - 2020, 2017, 2015

+ Soprano Soloist - Brahms' Requiem - The University of Akron - 2019

+ I Know That My Redeemer Liveth - Handel's Messiah - The University of Akron - 2019

+ Soloist - Beethoven's 9th Symphony - Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra - 2016

+ Rehearsal Soloist - Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass: Kyrie - The University of Akron - 2017

​+ An Art Song Recital - Bay View SOARS - 2016

+ Rehearsal Soloist - Poulenc's Gloria - The University of Akron - 2016

+ Soloist - American Composers - Mercer Community Band - 2015

+ Soloist - Carmina Burana - Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra - 2013

+ Concert Artist - Musica Lyrica - Oberlin in Italy - 2013

Choral

+ Professional Core - The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh - 2019-2020

+ Ancilla - Bach's St John Passion - Resonance Works - 2019

+ Professional Octet - A Joyous Sound - Resonance Works - 2018

+ Voces Solis Summer Singers

+ Coraopolis United Methodist Church

Awards

+ Encouragement Award - Metropolitan Opera National Council Pittsburgh District - 2019
+ Semifinalist - NATS National Competition - 2017
+ First Place - Great Lakes Regional NATS Competition - 2017
+ First Place - Voices of Canton (VOCI) Scholarship Competition - 2017
+ Second Place - Tuesday Musical Association Competition - 2016
+ Semifinalist - NATS National Competition - 2016

Education

+ Master of Music - Vocal Performance - University of Akron - 2017
+ Bachelor of Music - Vocal Music Education - Youngstown State University - 2013
+ Young Artist - Opera Western Reserve - 2011-2016
+ Bay View Music Festival - SOARS - 2016
+ Advanced Artist - OperaWorks - 2014
+ Concert Artist - Oberlin in Italy - 2013

 

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