MARY-JANE LEE, is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. The Canadian-born singer has won numerous competitions in the United States including awards from the Lucia Albanese Puccini Competition, Cecilia Bartolli Scholarship, The Anna Case McKay Memorial Award, The Jerry and Nanette Finger Foundation Prize as well as awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, The Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition, The Florida Grand Opera Competition, The Houston Grand Opera Studio Competition and The Dallas Opera Guild Competition.
Ms. Lee has been featured in the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Collaboration Productions of Rigoletto, Mavra, Otello, La Clemenza di Tito and Simon Boccanegra. She has starred in productions of works from Handel to Sondheim with companies that include Santa Fe Opera, Chautauqua Institution, Aspen Opera Theater, Northern Lights Festival, Wichita Grand Opera, Marlboro Festival, and HM Opera London. She was also featured in 60 Minutes Episode "The Maestro".
Ms. Lee has language and vocal training from around the globe studying with masters in Milan, Florence, Paris, London and Berlin. She holds a Master’s Degree from the renowned Shepherd School of Music at Rice University with further studies in acting, language and movement from The Julliard School School of Music.