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Soprano Molly Grace Young is equally at home in stage, concert and recital repertoire. She sings and teaches in the Baltimore/DC region where she performs as a soloist and chamber musician.
Ms. Young is a professional chorister in the resident choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. under the direction of Dr. Peter Latona. She has been a featured soloist in international broadcasts through the Eternal Word Television Network in masses and concerts, including the Bach Magnificat and Cantata 63. With the Basilica choir, she sang for Pope Francis when he visited D.C. in 2015.
In Baltimore, Ms. Young has sung with the Concert Artists of Baltimore and with the Peabody Singers and Peabody Concert Orchestra as the soprano soloist in Mozart's Requiem, Vivaldi's Gloria and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms. She has also performed as a featured soloist in the Bach in Baltimore Concert Series under the direction of Herbert Dimmock.In 2011, she performed the title role in Melissa Dunphy's Gonzales Cantata in the world premiere of the fully staged production, directed by Tim Nelson and produced by the American Opera Theatre. Other roles include Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas).With the Professional Choral Institute, an initiative of the University of South Florida and Seraphic Fire, Ms. Young performed and recorded the Grammy-nominated album of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem in 2011.
Ms. Young graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance and earned Master of Music degrees in Vocal Performance and Early Music Performance from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD where she studied with sopranos Phyllis Bryn-Julson and Ah Young Hong.