Ray Lee

Ray Lee

Lyric Tenor

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Ray Lee, Tenor, was born in South Korea. He began his formal voice studies at the age of 17 as a baritone. 

In 2005, Ray attended Seoul National University, majoring in Vocal Performance. 

During his time there, Ray studied with Phillip Kang. In 2006, he placed third in the Osaka International Music Competition in Japan. 

After studying for three years at Seoul National University, Ray transferred to the prestigious Juilliard School, 

and he studied with Dr. Robert White. In summer of 2011, Ray made his opera debut at the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel-Aviv, Israel, as Harlekin, in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne Auf Naxos. 

After he performed Ariadne auf Naxos, in 2011, He switched his voice ranges by Steven Blier the music coach of Juilliard School, and Tenor Frank Lopardo’s advice. 

He made a Debut at BSOI as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart. 

Ray attained Master of Music at Mannes College The New School of Music, and studied with Amy Burton and Joshua Greene. 

Ray was in young artist program of Central Florida Lyric in 2016, and Currently  study under Arthur Levy. 

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