Korean-Chinese Soprano,Yulan Piao (Lauretta cover in Gianni Schicchi), is currently completing a Master degree at the Manhattan school of Music. She won first-prize in the Five Towns music and Art Foundation and Encouragement Grant from the Career Bridges, 2nd Prize in IVAI Opera Idol Competition and first prize in the Concurso Internacional de Canto Teatro Colón Korea regional round. She made her professional debut singing the role of Gilda in Rigoletto in South Korea. Previous credits include Mimi in La bohème, Luisa in Luisa Miller, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Opera Scene work includes Magda in La Rondine, Frau Fluth in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Mimi in La bohème, Manon in Manon, Micaëla in Carmen and Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor. This summer she performed as Mimì in Puccini´s La bohème in IVAI program in New York City and as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte in GVAI program in Seattle.