Yujia Chen

Mezzo-soprano
       China

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Work Experience
2019- Shanghai Opera House
Operas & Opera Scenes
* Giulio Cesare George Frideric Handel
Role: Cornelia
Time: Feb 2& 9, 2019 Site: Jacobs School of Music MAC Theatre
* Lucia di Lammermoor Gaetano Donizetti
Role: Alisa
Time: Feb 24& Mar 2, 2018 Site: Jacobs School of Music MAC Theatre
* Rodelinda George Frideric Handel
Role: Eduige
Time: Feb 28& Mar 4, 2017 Site: Jacobs School of Music MAC Theatre
* A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act I by Benjamin Britten (Carol Vaness’s Opera
Workshop)
Role: Hermia
Time: May, 2019 Site: Jacobs School of Music MAC 301
* Hamlet Act III by Ambroise Thomas (Carol Vaness’s Opera Workshop)
Role: Gertrude
Time: May, 2017 Site: Jacobs School of Music MAC 301
* Die Zauberflöte Act II by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Role: 3rd Spirit
Time: May, 2015 ( I SING Suzhou International Young Artists Festival)
Performances (Concerts/Recitals)
* MM Recital
Time: Dec, 2018 Site: Ford Hall * Symphony No. 9, Leading Singer in 4th Movement by Ludwig van Beethoven
Time: Jan, 2015 Site: Shanghai Symphony Hall
* 109th Anniversary Concert Celebrating Composer Zi Huang
Time: Mar, 2013 Site: He Lu Ting Concert Hall, Shanghai
* The Verdi Bicentennial Concert
Time: September, 2013 Site: He Lu Ting Concert Hall, Shanghai
* The Centennial He Lutin Concert
Time: June, 2013 Site: He Lu Ting Concert Hall, Shanghai
* Shanghai Conservatory New Year’s Concert 2014
Time: Nov, 2013 Site: Shanghai Grand Theatre

* Shanghai Conservatory of Music New Year’s Concert
Time: Nov, 2012 Site: Shanghai Grand Theatre
* The celebratory concert for Professor Xiaoyan Zhou’s 65th teaching anniversary
Time: Nov, 2012 Site: He Lu Ting Concert Hall, Shanghai
* Recital of German Lieder by Schubert and Schumann and Chinese art songs
Time: Oct, 2012 Sites: Consulate of Germany and China
Competitions
The National Art Song (Lieder) Competition
Award: First Place in Female Group
Time: May, 2014 Site: Beijing
Music Festivals & Master Classes
* Master Class by American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton
Time: Nov, 2018 Site:Auer Hall, Indiana University Bloomington
* The China Festival in Hamburg: the China Festival in Hamburg
Time: Nov, 2014 Site: Hamburg, Germany
Activity includes two German art song recitals
* I SING Suzhou International Young Artists Festival
Time: June, 2015 Site: Suzhou&Shanghai
* Master Classes by Italian soprano Michela Sburlati and German coach Burkhard Kehrin
Time: Oct, 2014 Site: Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Music Education
* Shanghai Conservatory of Music Bachelor of Music 2012-16
* Indiana University Bloomington Master of Music 2016-19
* Indiana University Bloomington Performance Diploma 2018-19
Professors & Coaches: * Carol Vaness 2016-19
* Zhou Zheng 2011-16
* Kevin Murphy
* Gary Arvin
* Burkhard Kehring
* JiaYin Feng
* He Zhu

The second round video
The first round video