Praised for her “vocal gymnastics and projection”, Lyric-Coloratura Soprano Dr. Eun Ah Roh made her debut in a fully staged production as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, a role she has gone on to perform with several other companies. Additional performances include portrayals of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Violetta in La Traviata, Voluptua in La Pizza con Funghi, Veronica in Dr. Miracle, among others. Dr. Roh has worked with New York Lyric Opera, Bethesda Summer Music Festival, Baekryeong Opera, S&A Opera, James Madison Opera, Mason Opera, Catholic University of America Opera, and Duquesne Opera. She performed as soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Handel’s Messiah. She has sung on the stages of Carnegie Halls in New York and Pittsburgh, the National Opera Center in New York, and various other venues in Korea such as Seoul Arts Center, Seoul Young-San Arts Center, Baekryeong Arts Center, and more.
Most recently, she is the grand prize winner of the USA Classical Hobbyists International Music Competition. Dr. Roh also received second place at the Concert International Virtuoso Voice Competition, won second place at the 6th Korean Vocal Competition, the winner of VANATS Voice Competition, alternative winner of Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition, and the winner of Duquesne Concerto Competition. She received the Outstanding Performance Award from National Association of Professional Asian American Women (NAPAW) and a certificate of appreciation from Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S Department of Justice (USDOJ). Dr. Roh earned her Bachelor of Music degree at Kangwon National University with full scholarship in Korea, and the Master of Music degree at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She served as an opera workshop assistant and was Rotary Foundation’s Academic Years Ambassadorial Scholar.
She received her Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in voice performance at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Apart from her degrees from the United States, she studied and performed in Italy, where she received Beniamino Gigli and Lorenzo de’ Medici Diploma.
Previously, Dr. Roh was a soloist and a vocal coach of the Washington Metropolitan Women’s Chorus in NAPAW. She served as co-founder, managing, and financing director of Pro Voce Washington, and was an assistant professor of music at Northern Virginia Community College in VA for six years. Currently, she lives in Henderson and is a professional artist at Vocal Artists Management Services (VAMS) and is president of Dr. Roh Classical Voice Academy.