Suyoung Lee

Suyoung Lee
Suyoung Lee

SUYOUNG Lee, a lyric baritone, has appeared in various styles of operas from Baroque to Contemporary. He recently appeared as the role of Gianni Schicchi, Top from Tender Land by Copland, and Don Giovanni in the film version. His other notable appearances include Count Almaviva, Germont, Top (Tender Land), Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea), Father (Hansel und Gretel), Mr. Gedge (Albert Herring), and The Man (The Women by Pasatieri). As a soloist, Mr. Lee has performed Missa in Angustiis, Elijah, Messiah, and Die Schöpfung.

Mr. Lee won 2nd place in the Dr. Larry Day Memorial Competition in 2019, 2020, and 2021 and the University of Arizona President Competition in 2019 and 2020. In 2018, Mr. Lee won a special talent scholarship from Arizona State University. In 2012, he was awarded a scholarship from The Bruce Foote Memorial Scholarship Foundation. He has won several competitions in Seoul, South Korea, including the 21st Music Journal Competition and the 38th Music Education Newspaper Company Competition.

Mr. Lee earned a Master of Music from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and holds a Performer’s Diploma from Southern Methodist University where he was also a Meadows Artist Scholarship Award winner. He earned a Bachelor of Music from Kookmin University in South Korea. Mr. Lee’s distinguished teachers include baritone Richard Stilwell, baritone Gordon Hawkins, and tenor Allan Glassman. Mr. Lee is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Arizona under Dr. Andrew Stuckey.

Mr. Lee is also pursuing a minor in Music Education at the University of Arizona. He is passionate about bringing classical music education to children from underserved communities and preparing the next generation of classical musicians is equal to his passion for performing.