“Ying Fang is an incredibly talented singer, and brings a caliber of performance to Montclair that will set high standards for our organization from the very start” says Montclair Orchestra President Andre Weker. “Combined with the level of talent presented by our professional orchestra members, student fellows, and avocational musicians, the organization is poised to provide an incredible level of artistry in the inaugural concert, as well as throughout the season.”
A native of Ningbo, China, Ms. Fang is the recipient of Martin E. Segal Award, Hildegard Behrens Foundation Award, The Rose Bampton Award of The Sullivan Foundation, The Opera Index Award of The 2013 Opera Index Vocal Competition and 1st Prize Award of 2013 Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition. Ms. Fang holds a Master’s degree and an Artist Diploma in Opera Study from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor’s degree from The Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She is represented by IMG Artists, and is an alumna of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
Tickets for the inaugural concert on October 22nd at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Montclair are on sale at www.montclairorchestra.org/events. Season tickets and donor discounts are also available online, or by calling The Montclair Orchestra at (973) 435-2906.