Joyce Yin, soprano, is a winner of the Musical Merit Foundation of San Diego Auditions, a first place winner of NATS Student Auditions (Arizona), and a recipient of the MONC Auditions Audience Choice Award (San Diego). Recent highlights include a recital of songs and arias titled “Shall We Gather,” an apprenticeship with Astoria Music Festival singing the role of Despina (Così fan tutte), and performances as La Fée (Massenet’s Cendrillon), Bastienne (Bastien und Bastienne), and Zerlina. Additional operatic credits include the title role in Donizetti’s Rita, Lauretta, Lucy (The Telephone), and role studies of Amore (Orfeo ed Euridice) and Barbarina.
An early music enthusiast, Joyce was a soloist (Jesu, meine Freude) at the Arizona Bach Festival and sang the role of Belinda in Dido and Aeneas at the Astoria Music Festival. She has performed selections from Giulio Cesare as Cleopatra, St. John Passion, and St. Matthew Passion. In 2015 she sings Bach’s Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (BWV 202) and Montéclair’s Le dépit généreux with Chabot Chamber Society in Berkeley, California, and will cover Ginevra in Handel’s Ariodante with New York Opera Forum.
Joyce’s concert work ranges from the Messiah with La Jolla Symphony & Chorus to Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem with Scottsdale Musical Arts. She has also appeared as a soloist with Cornerstone Chorale, Arizona ProArte Orchestra, MusicaNova Orchestra, Scottsdale Choral Artists, and Solis Camerata.
Joyce received her M.M. in Opera Performance from Arizona State University. Please visit http://www.joyceyin.com for news and upcoming performances.