Veronica Nguyen, mezzo-soprano, is a classical singer based in the Boston area. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance at Long Island University Post in Brookville, NY, and is currently working towards her Master of Music in Opera at the prestigious Longy School of Music.
Highlights of Veronica’s opera performances include roles in Carmen, Hansel and Gretel, and Così fan tutte. As aconcert soloist she has sung with the Huntington Choral Society, Longy Conservatory Orchestra, Long Island University Orchestra, and the Long Island University Chorus, with which she premiered the soprano solo in Daron Hagen’s A Walt Whitman Requiem (2017) in April 2018.
In addition to her operatic and classical music background, Veronica is also a trained jazz singer. During her undergraduate studies, she studied jazz voice and was a four-year member of Long Island Sound Vocal Jazz. In this ensemble, she regularly had both notated and improvised soloopportunities. As a solo jazz singer, Veronica performed in numerous masterclasses and sang at venues on Long Island.
Veronica is also an accomplished pianist. During her childhood, she studied privately for ten years beginning at the age of five. At Long Island University, she took additional lessons in both classical and jazz piano. With an understanding that piano skills are vital to the modern singer, she has since kept up her piano chops for both herself and her students.
Lessons are focused on creating a foundation of healthy vocal technique, singing varied repertoire that helps her students grow, and above all else, having fun! Veronica strongly believes that music is a fundamental part of the human experience, and she is dedicated to helping her students unlock their inner artists.