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  Korean tenor Wonjin Choi is currently a Hattie Mae Lesley Resident Artist program with Fort Worth Opera. He is the tenor soloist for Bienvenidos de Frida Kahlo, Witch in Hansel and Gretel, Don Jose in The tragedy of Carmen and King Kaspar in Amahl and the night visitors.


  Mr. Choi keeps achieving his opera career. He made his debut at Kim Sun international opera company as Rodolfo in La Boheme in South Korea.Choi is performing with Opera Arlington. He sang Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte and covered Prince in Rusalka.

 He sang the role of Governor in Bernstein’s operetta Candide with The Rapides Symphony Orchestra in Alexandria, Louisiana. He performed as Tamino from Die Zauberflöte by W. A. Mozart, and Sailor from Dido and Aeneas by H. Purcell in TCU Opera. He sang the role of Fadinard in Nino Rota’s Il cappello di paglia di Firenze, as Hermosa in The Island of Tulipatan by J. Offenbach. At the Korea National University of Arts, Mr. Choi sang the role of Ernesto in Don Pasquale.


  As a competitor, He is the winner of Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition(Tulsa District). Mr. Choi won the bronze medal in the Korea National Opera Concours and the finalist of the McCammon voice competition at Fort Worth Opera. He also named on the winner of the concerto competition and Pi Kappa Lambda Honors recital in TCU in 2023. In 2022, Mr. Choi was named on a encouragement award of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition (Minnesota District). He won 1st place as Edward Baird Singer of the Year of the TEXOMA region of NATS. He received 1st place in Division CL 10 of the TEXOMA and The Liederkranz award in partnership with the Dallas Goethe Center. In 2020, Mr. Choi has won the Grand prix at XIX international singing competition “SONATA of THE STARS” and 2nd prize without 1st prize at The Korean voice competition. He was the finalist of Otto Edelmann international singing competition in 2016.


  Mr. Choi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Korea National University of Arts and a Master of Music degree from Texas Christian University. He participated Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy in South Korea. He performed as Alfredo from La Traviata.


  So far, he studied under Clifton Forbis, Tyson Deaton, Joe Illick, Charlene Lots, Hyung-il Ahn, Young-mi Kim, Carlo Palleschi, Jung-hak Seo, David Gately, Stephen Carey, and San-ky Kim.

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